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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

Financial Wellness

New Year’s Resolutions: easy to make, not so easy to keep – especially if yours is to improve your financial health. So to start 2018 off with a bang, here are 18 tips to help you reach your money goals. Visualize your “why.” Why is it important for you make changes to your financial habits… Read More

Savings Accounts

Starting and Sustaining Savings Accounts Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. Although one snowflake doesn’t seem like a whole lot of anything, with enough sticking together you can build a snowman and enjoy a winter wonderland. Saving money works in the same… Read More

Meal Prep for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Preparing Meals, Big and Small Food is a wonderful source of joy in our lives, but it can also be a major stressor. If you’re still rattled thinking about all you need to do before Thanksgiving, or if you routinely struggle with your grocery trips, we hope these tips can save you time, energy, and… Read More

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 recent medical emergency, she once again turned to payday loans. But this time was different. The payday loan brought a flicker of financial relief, but that spark faded fast as she quickly… Read More

Financial Education and Consumer Protection

Learn about Personal Finance Financial literacy is about having the knowledge and skills to effectively manage your available financial resources. At Exodus Lending, we believe this means knowing how to navigate your personal finances and understanding the broader context that impacts your financial situation. Knowledge is power: strengthen your personal finances and advocate for yourself… 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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