MSE News: Church of England releases rap song to highlight payday loan dangers

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The Church of England's released a rap song featuring Martin Lewis which warns of the dangers of taking out payday loans...
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Church of England releases rap song to highlight payday loan dangers

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  • Bantex_2
    Bantex_2 Forumite Posts: 3,317 Forumite
    Oh dear....
  • Monkeyballs
    Monkeyballs Forumite Posts: 1,932 Forumite
    Ummm, honestly? I think it's pants - sorry.

    I understand it's trying to get the message across that PDL's are bad but who is the target audience here?

    Kids will think it's naff.

    Adults who have no experience of PDL lending will dismiss it as rubbish religious propaganda, those with experience will just worry more as it shows people being evicted!

    All that said, I do appreciate that it's been put out by CoE and it's not exactly the easiest subject to "rap" about but naff naff naff.

    Sorry, I hate being negative but naff naff naff!

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  • BillJones
    BillJones Posts: 2,187 Forumite
    Oh !!!!!!...

    They were supposed to be "outcompeting" these companies, who supposedly have such big margins that they are ripe for some competition.

    How come they are now reduced to this rubbish?
  • dealer_wins
    dealer_wins Posts: 7,334 Forumite
    Cant we just tweak Grange Hill's "Just say no" song :)
  • nearlyrich
    nearlyrich Forumite Posts: 13,698
    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker Hung up my suit! Mortgage-free Glee!
    Last I heard the church of England was invested in PDL company ?? If all the churches did as the bible says (sell all you have and give to the poor) there would be no need for PDL companies to exist.
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  • MothballsWallet
    MothballsWallet Forumite Posts: 15,848
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    I'll start giving a crap about the CofE when they put all their squirreled away monies into the Exchequer.
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