With stubbornly high inflation and growing economic uncertainty, ensuring access to affordable credit could be a lifeline for consumers nationwide. One option available to consumers is short-term installment loans, which offer credit to people who may need support to pay bills or cover unforeseen expenses. In recent years, however, a troubling trend has developed with states restricting access to these financial products under the guise of “consumer protection.” 

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