Kaitlyn Szabo, Author at Exodus Lending - Exodus Lending

Affordable Hobbies

We regularly discuss budgeting in terms of needs and wants, with a primary focus on prioritizing “needs.” However, this month, we want to highlight… Read More

April 2021 Update

Life in the Debt Trap Reese* first took out a payday loan to stay on top of the bills in her life. Unfortunately, the “short-term”… Read More

Reese’s Story

Reese*, a mother of two, first took out a payday loan to stay on top of her bills while waiting for her first paycheck from… Read More


IMPORTANT PROGRAM UPDATE FOR CURRENT PARTICIPANTS Before we begin discussing managing rent, Exodus Lending is pleased to launch a new online payment platform. All current… Read More

March 2021 Update

Did you hear us on MPR News last week? In case you missed it, our executive director, Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, joined Chris Farrell of MPR News… Read More

Opening a Credit Card

Credit cards seem essential for adult life, but the process of opening one can be confusing and intimidating. So this month, we’re making space to… Read More

February 2021 Update

Speaking Up to Stop The Spiral In Minnesota, licensed payday lenders can legally charge triple-digit annual interest rates. Based on our analysis of the most… Read More

Blake’s Story

For Blake*, a lifetime in and out of prisons, hospitals, and other institutions was threaded together by a history of substance abuse. Blake recalled going… Read More

Managing Finances in Multigenerational Households

In 2018, the Pew Research Center found that more than 1 in 10 American parents were “multigenerational caregivers” because they provide unpaid care for… Read More

January 2021 Update

Our Advocacy Efforts in Challenging Times It is a painful, emotional, and nerve-wracking time for those of us working towards justice. At Exodus Lending, we… Read More