Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions


  As members of Congress push for allowing payday lenders to access federal loans, data show that their business in Kentucky dropped precipitously when the pandemic struck.

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Some Kentucky businesses that sell hemp products are still having trouble getting financial services, lawmakers were told during a legislative committee on Wednesday.

Banks are still hesitant to offer loans or credit card processing capabilities to hemp farmers, processors and retailers because of the plant’s similarities to cannabis, even though hemp was legalized by the federal government in 2018.

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  The annual financial loss at the hands of fraud suffered by seniors a in the U.S is estimated at $2.9 billion dollars. That’s according to a study conducted by MetLife and the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech. Even worse perhaps, are the roadblocks the elderly must go through in an effort to gain restitution for these criminal acts.  

Time Running Out for Morgan Keegan Settlement

Jun 11, 2012

Time is running out for Kentucky investors to file a claim in the Morgan Keegan bond fund settlement.