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COMMENTARY: Interested in interest rates : Generational divide exists
Years ago, when I was just getting started in journalism, my 11-year-old car became unreliable and so I needed a "new" one. I ended up buying a five-year-old car; I'd diligently saved about two-thirds of the purchase price and borrowed the rest at 15 percent. Yes, 15 percent. It was...
July 9, 2018 - 8:34am
June 1, 2018
The latest blow to struggling family farms: rising interest rates
Shane Merrill lives in a small town in South Dakota that's 1,400 miles from Wall Street, but he watches the numbers as avidly as the traders....
June 1, 2018 - 12:36pm
July 11, 2017
State investigating short-term lender's new loan product
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Division of Banking says it's investigating whether a short-term lending company's new loan product complies with state limitations on interest rates. The Argus Leader reports that Dollar Loan Center is offering the new loans in Rapid City and...
July 11, 2017 - 11:30am
March 3, 2017
Fed set to raise interest rates in March with more hikes likely to come this year
CHICAGO - The Federal Reserve is set to raise interest rates this month and is on track to lift them further later this year, Fed Chair Janet...
March 3, 2017 - 2:15pm
December 21, 2016
U.S. existing home sales rise to near 10-year high
WASHINGTON — U.S. home resales unexpectedly rose in November, reaching their highest level in nearly 10 years, likely as buyers rushed into...
December 21, 2016 - 9:06am
December 14, 2016
Fed raises rates, sees faster pace of increases in 2017
The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter point on Wednesday and signaled a faster pace of increases in 2017 as the Trump administration...
December 14, 2016 - 1:04pm
November 2, 2016
Fed holds rates steady, sets stage for December hike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday in its last policy decision before the U.S. election, but...
November 2, 2016 - 1:23pm
August 10, 2016
Interest rate cap foes take to court to block ballot measure
PIERRE (AP) — A political group working against a ballot measure that would cap short-term lenders' interest rates in South Dakota is pushing in court to stop it from going before voters. Give Us Credit South Dakota is requesting that the court order Secretary of State Shantel Krebs...
August 10, 2016 - 3:53pm
February 17, 2016
Short-term lenders try another tactic to get around proposed interest limit
PIERRE—Sometimes at the Legislature, the witness who doesn't testify says the most through silence. Such was the case Wednesday. The state Division of Banking didn't take a public position at a legislative hearing regarding a request from short-term lenders for a new spot in...
February 17, 2016 - 4:16pm
February 16, 2016
SD high court mulls lending ballot measure explanation case
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota attorney general's office should have to rewrite its explanation of a ballot measure that would cap the interest rates offered by payday and auto title lenders to make clear it would drive such lenders from the state, an attorney for an opponent of...
February 16, 2016 - 1:20pm
June 25, 2015
Payday lending measure backers to gather signatures soon
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Backers of a ballot proposal that would cap money lenders' interest rates in South Dakota said Wednesday that they hope to start collecting signatures this week to get the measure before voters in 2016. South Dakotans for Responsible Lending is pushing a...
June 25, 2015 - 1:16pm
January 23, 2015
Putting down ROOTS
Soon, the frames of new homes will start to rise from empty lots south of West Norway Avenue in Mitchell. Though small, the homes will be built...
January 23, 2015 - 5:08pm
May 28, 2014
SD one of least affordable states for banking
South Dakota is one of the five least affordable states for banking, according to a new report. In a new investigation, GOBankingRates evaluated key factors that contribute to reasonably priced banking services, identifying the 10 best and worst states for affordable banking. South...
May 28, 2014 - 5:39pm