Lenders and some consumer advocates ask what borrowers will do if stricter regulations remove their main source of short-term financial aid. A payday loan (also called a payday advance, salary loan, payroll loan, small dollar loan, short term, or cash advance loan) is a small, short-term unsecured loan with high interest rates. The term payday in payday loan refers to when a borrower writes a postdated check to the lender for the payday salary, but receives part of that payday sum in immediate cash from the lender. About 58% of payday loan borrowers have difficulty meeting basic monthly expenses such as rent and utility bills, according to the Center for Financial Services Innovation. Four out of five payday loan borrowers roll over or renew their loans within a month, according to the CFPB. When payday lenders try to collect payments. Ontario Payday Loan Borrowers Your Voice Matters! Sign the petition. Dear Policy Makers! Don’t restrict my access to credit! The Provincial government is considering changes to the payday loans act that would affect how and when you may be able to access this short-term credit product. Abstract. Payday loans are controversial high-cost, short-term lending products, banned in many U.S. states. But debates surrounding their benefits to consumer Study of the Payday Loan Borrowers in Lithuania Prof. Valdonė Darškuvienė Vytautas Magnus University S.Daukanto str. 28, Kaunas (Lithuania) Phone: +370 37 327856, fax: +370 37 327857, e-mail: email@example.com Paulius Astromskis Vytautas Magnus University S.Daukanto str. 28, Kaunas (Lithuania) Payday loan borrowers who've not yet had a one-month payment freeze will also be able to request one up until October 31. Rent to own, buy now pay later, and pawnbroking agreements - freeze or. Payday loans are intended to be used to cover unexpected expenses, like a vehicle repair or medical bill that throws a wrench in a borrower’s financial life. However, seven out of 10 payday loan borrowers may also use this short-term financing to pay for expected bills each month, including utilities, car payments, or other debt obligations. A simple random sample of 826 payday loan borrowers was surveyed to better understand their interests around regulation that would require lenders to pull credit reports and evaluate debt payments. 51% of those sampled said they would support regulation.