Predatory Lending: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Predatory Lending: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Payday loans put a staggering amount of Americans in debt. They prey on the elderly and military service members. They’re awful, and nearly impossible to regulate. We’ve recruited Sarah Silverman to help spread the word about how to avoid falling into their clutches.

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  1. InterPlanar Productions says:

    5:27 John Olivier’s audition tape for the live action Lion King

  2. C M says:

    Never thought Montel Williams would end up being a POS vulture, part of an industry of whose members should be shot and pissed on.

  3. Tate Winter says:

    It's overwHelming

  4. IRIE BI TRA ERIC says:

    Get Auto lending today

  5. Gail Wilcox says:

    Why didn't they put a law in saying

    "If you lend a loan That is expected to be repaid a month later you can only charge X%"

    ^ that covers ALL bases

  6. TheFangirlOtaku says:

    The twilight books were good and nobody can convince me otherwise lol

  7. Manan Tank says:


  8. HAVYN88 says:

    Didn't know Hassan Minhaj grew long hair.

  9. Adam Palmer says:

    Lion King hehehe

  10. Armored mecha says:

    Guys, the Thermal Drill. Go get it.

  11. Jacob Prim says:

    Oh my god I love Sara Silverman

  12. grimydazzle says:

    John Oliver is so in love with regulators, yet invariably all the problems he mentions are the result of too much government in the first place.

  13. Mspark400 Smith says:

    How is this not considered illegal as it’s clearly predatory lending of the worst kind?

  14. Justin Tun says:

    quick, fast, easy cash. Sounds like a big scam.

  15. herman greenstein says:

    That payday lady looks and acts like Kellyanne Conway!

  16. Jorge Cruz says:

    12:57 the plural of octopus is octopuses .. i know octopi sounds fancier, but it's wrong (I enjoyed the video by the way, good job)

  17. Lesli J. says:

    This must have changed for Arizona, because we have stores literally called "Payday Loan" stores all over the place in my city.

  18. Aqua Jet says:

    If only people had emergency funds in savings accounts, whose purpose are exactly the same as payday loans.

  19. Gaki says:

    5:27 "It's the circle of Debt, and it screws us all…" and now he's playing zazu. funny

  20. Ajinkya Gadgil says:

    This is the reason why trump want to stop immigrants. Lol! They just destruct him.