The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a rule this week intended to protect short-term borrowers from being mired in “payday” loan debt, according to The Hill.
Utility rates were a hot topic at the recent Cathlamet Town Council meeting, which began with a workshop to discuss the town’s sewer system rates and finances.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $55.2 million to 77 Native American tribes through its Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program.
After an intense blaze destroyed thousands of acres of Utah forest, rural Panguitch residents learned their water supply is contaminated with dangerous E. coli bacteria.
Before the 1990s, banks based home and business loan approvals on an applicant’s perceived character. Community bankers and loan officers knew neighborhood residents, and those seeking loans didn’t have to worry about a credit score or assets.