interest rates

Kevin McNew With Farmers Business Network

21 hours ago

In The Moment ... April 20, 2020 Show 799 Hour 2

Having dealt with severe weather and flooding a year ago, South Dakota's farmers find themselves in unprecedented times yet again. How is COVID-19 affecting things like trade, prices, supply and interest rates? Kevin McNew is the chief economist with Farmers Business Network and he has some thoughts on these issues and more.


In The Moment ... December 2, 2019 Show 710 Hour 1

Measure May Circumvent Payday Lending Cap Vote

Feb 19, 2016

In November voters in South Dakota will decide on a measure that caps the amount of interest a payday lender can charge at 36 percent.    

But a bill lawmakers are considering in Pierre might override that effort.   Critics of House Bill 1161 say it negates the effort to cap interest rates.