Fourteen states prohibit payday financing, calling it predatory. The government that is federal stepping in, too. But also for those that require the cash, you will find few choices.
- By Simon Montlake Staff Writer
A trio of outsized blue guitars mounted on a telegraph pole face onto the fertile farmlands of the Mississippi Delta at a highway junction outside town. This crossroads is The Crossroads, where guitarist Robert Johnson traded his soul to the devil for musical genius in blues mythology. Today it is a stoplight on Highway 61, a sun-baked strip of discount malls, filling stations, fast-food joints вЂ“ and half dozen shops providing quick money.. (more…)