Refund-Anticipation Loans can Carry a High Price

Millions of Americans look forward to tax season. They're getting refunds and desperately need that check from the Internal Revenue Service.In fact, many are so cash-strapped they don't even wait for Uncle Sam. They turn instead to refund anticipation loans. You've seen the ads. Simply sign a form with your tax preparer when filing your taxes, pay a fee and walk out with up to $5,000 cash against your coming refund check...

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