Previous Hays resident Annie Ricker had been confident she could quickly pay off $750 lent from a lender that is payday fulfill unanticipated medical and vehicle expenses.
The debt was satisfied, Ricker had paid more than $3,000 to the lender by the time.
Ricker, pastor at Berryton United Methodist Church, joined up with two dozen individuals in Topeka for simultaneous protests led by members of the organization Kansans for Payday Loan Reform tuesday. They collected in six urban centers across Kansas to introduce an attempt to reform state legislation by restricting rates of interest and regulating payment schedules set by payday and automobile name loan companies. Read more