Joel Pett

National Opinions

No alternatives to payday lenders? Think again

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed rule requiring payday and car title lenders to assess borrowers’ ability to repay will, by all projections, reduce the number of these loans being made. The question often comes up: What will those consumers who might have taken out a payday or car title loan do instead?

Videos

Second high school necessary in Scott County

Superintendent Kevin Hub said Great Crossing High School needs to be built as soon as possible and that means raising taxes.
mmeehan1@herald-leader.com
Second high school necessary in Scott County 0:54

Second high school necessary in Scott County

Heat relief 0:41

Heat relief

Ex-Cat Kidd-Gilchrist on NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte 0:35

Ex-Cat Kidd-Gilchrist on NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte

Ex-Cat Kidd-Gilchrist 'jealous' of new UK football facility 0:44

Ex-Cat Kidd-Gilchrist 'jealous' of new UK football facility