Loans en Today Is The Deadline For April 25th Storm, Tornado Disaster Loans <p></p><p>Victims of severe storms and tornadoes that swept through 12 coastal counties in late April are eligible for federal disaster relief loans, if they turn in their <a href="">applications </a>today.</p><p></p><p>Business and homeowners, and renters, can apply for loans of varying levels from the Small Business Association. Interest rates are from 2 to 3 percent and can be paid off over 30 years.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:55:24 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38928 at Today Is The Deadline For April 25th Storm, Tornado Disaster Loans Financing Local Food With Slow Money <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Members of a growing movement are taking their money off of Wall Street and investing it in local food systems through small peer-to-peer loans. Slow Money lenders watch their investments used to grow businesses and farms right in their own communities.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Host Frank Stasio talks with Carol Peppe Hewitt, the founder of Slow Money NC. She reads from her new book “Financing Our Foodshed” (New Society Publishers/2013) at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill tonight at 7.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 16:41:31 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 16212 at Financing Local Food With Slow Money Payday Lending in North Carolina <p>North Carolina had a brief brush with payday lending. But it was banned by the State Attorney General Roy Cooper in 2006. However, banks are not bound by state law, and Regions Bank from Alabama is offering payday loans in North Carolina in a program they call "Ready Advance." Some are worried that Regions Bank will open the door for other banks to do the same. Host Frank Stasio will be joined in the studio by Ellen Harnick, the Senior Policy Counsel for the Center for Responsible Lending.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:06:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 3881 at