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frugalfrancis

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Wrongness on all levels
« on: October 19, 2015, 05:18:51 AM »
Just came across this at my local bank. No comment needed.

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2015, 05:50:00 AM »
Wow. Just wow.

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2015, 05:56:52 AM »
my bank has a series of similar ads - the one I saw yesterday said "more freedom for Emily" and showed an ~18 year old grinning as she bought a brand new car with a loan from the bank.

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2015, 09:38:50 AM »
I had a mailer the other day from some sort of lender (it wasn't bank, that's all I remember) stating I could get a loan. Then it listed all the ways I could use that loan. The first few suggestions were the usual...buy a car, buy a boat, take a vacation, holiday spending. But the last suggested item blew my mind. It suggested "prom night", I guess for the dress/shoes/purse/jewelry, limo, flowers, etc.

Take out a loan at 29% for prom night? Really?

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2015, 09:42:21 AM »
OMFG. I thought it was bad enough when banks started advertising wedding loans!

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2015, 03:48:51 PM »
I read the "over 18s only" part and thought, "Well sure, taking out a loan for a duration of 18 seconds or less would just be silly."

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2015, 07:22:58 PM »
But hey, I can buy a car at 1.49% ...

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Re: Wrongness on all levels
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2015, 08:04:50 AM »
I notice that all of the literature for this particular loan are gone...that's unfortunate.