New Web Portal Launched for Payday Loans Industry Print E-mail

{September 15, 2011} VICTORIA BC – Consumer Protection BC is very pleased to announce the launch of www.paydayloanrightsbc.ca, which link to our new payday loans industry portal. This new website portal, which co-exists with our larger Consumer Protection BC website, provides timely and relevant information for both consumers and licensed payday lenders. You can now find all of our information in one location!

Industry professionals will benefit from direct access to industry news, licensing information, related law, forms, details about their licence, and compliance tools such as violation reporting. All this delivered through a customized and secure space for all our licensed businesses.

This portal will also help consumers understand their rights and obligations when dealing with payday loans, they can read industry news, connect with us via our new blog, Facebook and Twitter, and get accurate information to make more informed decisions as a BC consumer.

An RSS feed for news related to this industry is also available for those who wish to receive payday loan industry news from Consumer Protection BC as soon as it is posted. Consumers are encouraged to look for our icon on our licensees' websites which identifies the company as being licensed with Consumer Protection BC. Our licensed payday lenders can click here to download our logo for use on their website.

Licensees are advised to contact our licensing department toll free at 1-888-777-4393 if they have any questions about their login information.

Consumers can call our Inquiry Centre toll free at 1-888-564-9963 with questions and can find licensed payday lenders on our licensee search page.