Case Study

When Costly Small Loans are the Best Option

Jul 31, 2019
Small Loan, Case Study

This is a case study about why sometimes a costly small loan may be the only way out for certain people, adapted from the report of Trends in the Australian Small Loan Market by the Australian Centre for Financial Studies. I add some discussions and further questions in the end. Case Study Background Alice is a single mom with children who relies only on Centrelink payments. Her refrigerator suddenly broke and she needs a new one as soon as possible before the frozen food for the family perishes. ...