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Helping Customers Take Control of Their Financial Lives: Emerge Workplace Solutions, a B Corp, offers an alterna...

Helping Customers Take Control of Their Financial Lives: Emerge Workplace Solutions, a B Corp, offers an alterna...

What do you do when payday doesn’t come soon enough? Last year, more than 20 million Americans turned to predatory "payday" lenders to meet short-term financial needs. With exorbitant interest rates of up to 433 percent APR and two-week repayment periods, these short-term solutions often lead to long-term problems, setting off a vicious cycle of debt and stress. Emerge Workplace Solutions, a B Corp , offers an alternative to payday lending that helps people build credit, save money and improve their overall financial stability. The Emerge Loan combines the convenience of payday loans with the interest rates of traditional lenders by partnering with employers, banks and credit unions. Offered to employees as an employer benefit, the four- to eight-month Emerge Loan can provide the liquidity to solve urgent financial problems while helping build long-term financial security....

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