KAC Blog

19 July 2022 | Tax and Budget

Payday Lending Practices Prey on Struggling Kansas Families

Emily Fetsch | July 19, 2022

The past several years have been difficult for many Kansans, particularly families with children. Low- and moderate-income families are more likely to experience food, housing, and job insecurity and are disproportionately more likely to be families of color. With rising inflation rates, the cost of living will continue to make it harder for families to afford the basics, potentially driving even more Kansans to find other immediate ways to provide for their families.