Utilites And Payday Lending: Why Does AT&T Have 206 Payday Lenders Collecting Bill Payments?

Utilites And Payday Lending: Why Does AT&T Have 206 Payday Lenders Collecting Bill Payments?

One in four utilities bills is paid in person, and often the transaction takes place within a payday lending establishment, according to a new report by the National Consumer Law Center. The report finds that there are over 650 licensed payday lenders serving as bill paying facilities for 21 public utilities companies, including 206 working for AT&T alone.