Nick Bourke

Nick Bourke directs Pew’s work on consumer finance, which includes the home financing, small-dollar loans, and consumer banking projects. These project teams conduct research on the safety and affordability of alternative financial arrangements used for manufactured housing and other smaller home mortgages, and on small-dollar consumer loans such as payday, auto title, and high-cost installment loans.

States Facing Increased Risk from Online Lending

By: - September 10, 2015

The Pew Charitable Trusts Typically advertised as short-term emergency loans, payday loans, in reality, keep borrowers in debt for an average of five months. Fourteen states and the District of Columbia ban payday lending, but lenders continue to find ways to offer online payday loans to residents of these states as well as others around […]