LouisianaLawHelp.orgLouisiana Law Help

Money Lenders, Installment Plans

Learn about your issue

  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act

    Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a person is entitled to the availability of credit based on a fair evaluation without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, marital status or age, and without regard that all or part of the applicant's income comes from a public assistance program. Content Detail

    By:
    Louisiana State Bar Association
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Consumer Issues

    See this brochure with helpful information about consumer loans, defective merchandise, bankruptcy, truth in lending, equal credit opportunity, fair credit reporting, fair debt collection, and more. Content Detail

    By:
    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation Lafayette Office
  • About Financing Your Home: Your Fair Housing Rights

    Learn about federal laws protecting buyers from discrimination in financing their home and what a person who feels they have been illegally discriminated against can do. Read More

    By:
    Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center (LaFHAC)
  • Personal Finance Education and Money Help Tools

    Educational games for youth and resources for teachers and educators, including curricula and lesson plans for teaching money management and financial capability. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission
  • Student Loan Borrower Assistance

    Information and resources for dealing with both federally-backed and private student loans, for-profit and predatory schools, and link to the Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project. Content Detail

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
  • An Employer and Employee Guide to Public Service Loan Forgiveness

    Detailed information for public service employers and student loan borrowers about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Includes "question and answer" style information for both borrowers and employers and a PSLF toolkit. Content Detail

    By:
    ABA’s Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
  • Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission

    The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection stops unfair, deceptive and fraudulent business practices by collecting reports from consumers and conducting investigations, suing companies and people that break the law, developing rules to maintain a fair marketplace, and educating consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Consumer Finance Tools

    Learn more about your rights when it comes to money matters like auto loans, credit cards, debt collection, standard and reverse mortgages, and using credit cards and prepaid cards. Content Detail

    By:
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (United States Government)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Credit and Loan Information

    Decisions about credit and loans involve lots of factors, including how much money you need, what terms you’re offered, and who is behind the offer. If you are choosing a credit card or wondering whether offers of credit and loans are on the up and up, these tips can help. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Glossary of English-Spanish Financial Terms

    See this online English-Spanish guide to words about money and finance. Content Detail

    By:
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español