NEED FOR SPEED: Consumers favor alternative lenders because they are built for "instant deployment" of short-term credit, says Sasha Orloff, the CEO of LendUp, which says it can deliver consumers their money in as little as 15 minutes.

Do Banks Have a Future in Small-Dollar Credit?

Bankers are mulling new ways to serve consumers with low incomes and poor credit profiles after the crackdown on deposit advances, but the prospect of smaller profits and continuing uncertainty about regulations may dissuade a serious effort.

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