We took out a quick payday loan – but at least I’m ashamed from it

We took out a quick payday loan – but at least I’m ashamed from it

Appropriate loan sharks are normalising financial obligation and, worst of most, the national government is cosying up in their mind

Of all of the stupid, shameful things We have admitted to in this newspaper – watching The X Factor, being deeply in love with the Duchess of Cambridge – having removed an online payday loan must top all of them.

We ummmed and ahhed about exposing this for a long time, because coming be effective naked will be less embarrassing, less humiliating, less ignominious than admitting that, during the period of couple of years, We paid very nearly three grand for that Ј700 loan, financing We took down merely to buy a journey to Kenya I had spent Ј3,000 to (sort of) see a pride of lions, get chronic sunstroke and be bitten to buggery by a load of malarial mosquitoes so I could attend my best friend’s wedding, a marriage that dissolved within a year, meaning that, in essence. More →