Payday financing stores dot the landscape of Ohio’s little towns, residential district strip malls and inner-city thoroughfares.
To listen to one side tell it, they offer their customers — many with bad credit — much-needed use of fast cash for emergencies and everyday costs.
To listen to one other side tell it, they make use of the bad by billing the greatest rates of interest in the nation.
One part employs a small military of well-connected lobbyists and provides greatly to governmental promotions.
One other side, the only pushing reforms, has less savings but declines to back off.
“David didn’t stay the opportunity against Goliath but we understand whom won that battle, ” said the Rev.