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Find updates about our work, and inspiring stories straight from the individuals and families that have found financial freedom through Exodus Lending.

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 newspaper, the Argus Leader.  Sara is scheduled to speak at the Sioux Falls event A Faith-Based Response to the New Lending Crisis on September 28th… Read More

Budget-Friendly Activities

There is plenty of fun to be had right in our backyards or not too far down the road. Here are some ideas for how to enjoy yourself while staying within your budget. Get Outside! Local Parks and Outdoor Activities Once the snow (finally) melts, get out of the house and enjoy the sunshine with… Read More

April 2018 Update

At Exodus Lending, our program participants are the guiding force behind our work. Their stories of struggle with payday loan debt infuriate us. Their tales of triumph when they eliminate this debt through our program inspire us. We hope you too feel inspired by them, so on this frustratingly chilly April day, here is program… Read More

Paula’s Story

A couple pay stubs. A photo ID. That’s all Paula needed to get a payday loan to cover a car repair. Simple enough, right? Not quite. The loan was then due back in full in two weeks. In theory, Paula could cover it with her next paycheck. In reality, Paula was living paycheck to paycheck. Her… Read More

March 2018 Update

To Moorhead and beyond! Visits to St. Paul and Moorhead From the capitol to the suburbs to northern Minnesota, our Executive Director, Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, has seemingly been everywhere spreading the word about Exodus Lending- and that’s just in this last week! On Tuesday, Sara spoke to members of the House of Representatives’ Job Growth and… Read More

Emergency Funds & Savings Bonds

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. – Stacia Tauscher, dancer and artist Building your savings is a lot like raising a child. Both require balancing the needs of today with the needs of tomorrow. Each requires consistent, daily commitment to growth toward the future you… Read More



Our Mission

Exodus Lending provides trapped payday borrowers a just pathway to financial stability.

Our Values

We seek lasting change for the individual, for financial institutions, and for society at large.

We desire a strong relationship with our clients and with community partners who further our shared goals.

We aim for clarity with our clients and donors every step of the way.

Faith-Rooted Action
We are people of faith who believe that the work of liberation is central to the traditions we embody.


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