Deb's Story

Fifteen years ago, Deb took out her first payday loan. At that time, she was able to repay and move on. After a… Read More

South Dakota shares the Exodus Lending story

Exodus Lending executive director, Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, is quoted in an article entitled After ending payday lending, group looks for alternatives” in Sioux Falls… Read More

New VISTA Volunteer, and More Updates

Welcome to Kaitlyn! Kaitlyn, our new VISTA volunteer, started work this week at Exodus Lending and we are excited to get to know her… Read More

A Path Out of the Payday Lending Trap

Anthony Schmitz writes about David, an Exodus Lending program participant, who shares his experience of working with Exodus Lending as the first step in becoming… Read More

Republicans' banking plan leaves Minnesotans vulnerable to predatory lenders

Published June 1, 2017 in the City Pages:  This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote to roll back Wall Street regulations… Read More

Minnesota Daily lets students know about Exodus Lending!

Thanks to Raju Chaduvula for his report on Exodus Lending for the Minnesota Daily at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus.  Mr. Chaduvula writes… Read More

Generous funding from the Partners in Justice Fund!

Join us on June 22nd! View this email in your browser Save the Date —… Read More

Exodus Lending, an alternative to payday lenders, makes 100 loans in less than two years

Exodus Lending, which launched two years ago from a Minneapolis Lutheran congregation as the first alternative to  payday loans, has made its 100th loan, including… Read More

States without Payday and Car‐title Lending Save Over $5 Billion in Fees Annually

According to a report published in  2016 and updated in January 2017 by the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), Minnesota alone saves $81,240,630 annually because car title… Read More

Exciting news!

We’ve surpassed the 100 mark! Exodus Lending has now refinanced the loans of 101 persons trapped by payday loans and look forward to… Read More