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Payday loan difficulty for unemployed

Payday loans are often a quick fix to a short term problem. But what happens if you can't repay them? The number of people struggling to repay a payday loan because they're unemployed has increased more than four times since 2009.

Payday loans for unemployed

An increasing problem

StepChange Debt Charity has found that the number of unemployed people in difficulty with repaying payday loans has risen more than four-fold in three years.

In 2011 nearly 1,300 people who contacted us were unable to pay off these types of loan. If you’re carrying around this financial ball and chain read our payday loans debt advice to assist you in overcoming your debt problems.

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They were a pillar of support to me.” (Leslie, Essex)

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