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Workplace Lending – Another day working, another day deeper in debt

Alternet has a great article on workplace lending, read that payday loans from your employer.  Here’s how it works.  You need some extra cash, say to cover an unexpected bill or get through the holidays. You can now, at some companies and apparently soon, Google, ask your HR department or supervisor for an “advance”.  Wham, bam, thank you mam, it shows up right in your paycheck.  But here’s the rub, it comes right out of your paycheck too!  Plus, according to Inc. Magazine, your employer…

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