to a Pew Charitable Trusts study, the state has the highest percentage
of residents who have used payday loans in the past five years. Kay
Richey of the Tulsa-based Oklahoma Policy Institute notes that there are
more payday loan storefronts than the number of Walmarts, McDonalds,
and QuikTrips combined.
stands firmly against usury for those of you playing along at home,
were also against rape, murder and rampant use of the phrase, I know,
right? and were glad Oklahoma has laws to regulate these often-shady
willing to cut the borrowers some slack. Sometimes ones car has a
blowout and ones credit card is maxed out. And one has to get to work:
Have you tried using the bus in this town?
I know, right?