6/14, complete issue: On high-interest lending; Southern ghosts; New voting machines

6/14, complete issue: On high-interest lending; Southern ghosts; New voting machines

By Lindsay Street, Statehouse correspondent | Nearly a quarter billion dollars in fees were levied against a few of the state’s cheapest income earners in 2018 while they took away high-interest loans of lower than $1,000, based on a fresh report. In April, the middle for Responsible Lending issued a state-by-state appearance at charges generated from short-term, low quantity loans that may charge triple digit interest levels lent against a motor vehicle name or a future paycheck. South Carolina is 12th when you look at the nation when you look at the number of charges: $57.8 million in cash advance costs and $187.3 million in automobile name loan costs.

The normal earnings of these taking right out the loans is $25,000 each year, report writer Diane Standaert told Statehouse Report . Continua llegint «6/14, complete issue: On high-interest lending; Southern ghosts; New voting machines»