Quote of the Day 3/25/2015

“It’s part of their business model and not something they have been particularly secretive about. They don’t want the poorest people — they are going after the working poor that have a consistent paycheck and they have enough income that they can get them trapped in a cycle of borrowing.”

-Oklahoma Assets Network coordinator Kate Richey, speaking about a new study that shows most most payday lenders in Oklahoma are clustered around military bases (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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