($1000 loan at 10% Interest)
($1000 loan at 459%* Interest)
You Pay $4,590
What Is The Problem?
Memphis, Tennessee is the payday lending capital of the world with more than 100 stores located in predominantly black and latino communities. Predatory lenders can charge annual percentage rates as high as 459% which means you may pay back almost 5 times the amount you originally borrowed.
What Is The Solution?
Forward Memphis provides trusted hands-on coaching, sustainable solutions and access to grants and affordable loans with no credit checks. We offer a way out of the vicious payday loan cycle.
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Forward Memphis is a collaboration of financial institutions, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and corporations focused on ending generational cycles of payday lenders.
Every team member is dedicated to helping Memphians reach financial success.
focused on interrupting generational cycles of predatory lending. He transitions from
serving as a pastor at The Life Church of Memphis where he has served the last 11 years.
He is the author of Focus on the Giver, Not the Gift: Ten Strategies for Building a
Generous Church Culture, Financial Breakthrough: God’s Plan for Getting out of Debt,
and Winning: The Guide to a Life of Peace and Purpose.
Travis Moody is a native Memphian and a proud graduate of Memphis Hamilton High
School. He attended Georgia Tech on a football scholarship and graduated with a
Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. He also received an MBA from
Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Travis spent over 17 years as a manager and executive with three Fortune 500
companies (Procter and Gamble, Weyerhaeuser, and Target) in South Carolina,
Washington, Georgia, Tennessee, and Arkansas.
He has been married to his amazing wife, Carol, for over thirty-one years. They
have four adult children and live in Cordova, Tennessee.
For more information, visit travismoody.com.
originally from Illinois and a graduate of Northern Illinois University where she obtained
a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.
After spending over 25 years in the financial services industry working for several
Fortune 500 companies, T.K. retired from a successful career at Securian Financial
Group to pursue her ministry calling by joining the staff of The Life Church. At The Life
Church, she provided leadership to volunteer engagement at the Germantown Parkway
location and led a team of money coaches who helped people pay off debt, buy new
homes and start successful businesses.
T.K. transitions from The Life Church to serve as Operations Director for Forward
Memphis. Her mission is to encourage people to achieve their financial dreams and
build multi-generational wealth that brings multi-generational blessings.
T.K. has resided in Cordova, TN for the past 18 years. When she’s not making the
world a better place, T.K. enjoys reading non-fiction books, listening to podcasts,
hanging with family & friends and spending time with her fur baby, a cat named Tiggs.
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