Posts Tagged ‘Oklahoma bankers’

  • Home education becoming more mainstream in Oklahoma

    on Feb 16, 11 • in Statewide • with No Comments

    As this year’s Oklahoma Home Educators’ Capitol Day approaches, a new SoonerPoll finds that a majority of Oklahomans, 55.7 percent, know someone who currently home schools their children.  The poll found that only 42.5 percent of respondents do not know anyone who prefers to educate their children at home while 1.8 percent of respondents are unsure. Respondents were asked: ’Many parents prefer to educate their children at home instead of sending them to school. Do you know of anyone that currently home-schools their child?’ An Education Next-Harvard PEPG survey conducted last year asked a similarly worded question

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  • What Recession And Financial Crisis?

    on Mar 13, 09 • in Statewide • with No Comments

    Oklahomans rate the State’s economy better than the national economy and Oklahoma banks better than national banks according to a recent poll OKLAHOMA CITY – A new survey released today finds that an astounding 83% of likely voting Oklahomans feel the Oklahoma economy is better than the national economy with 29% rating it as much better and 54% rating it as slightly better. More than 80% of Oklahomans also believe that, given the current financial conditions of national banks, Oklahoma banks are in better financial condition with a little more than one in three respondents

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  • Bankers encouraged about state’s economy for 2007.

    on Mar 8, 07 • in Diverse, Other • with No Comments

    Increased gambling, payday lenders top list of adverse economic factors OKLAHOMA CITY – Optimistic describes what most Oklahoma bankers feel about the state’s economic condition and many rate their local economies stronger than that of the state, according to a recent survey. Gambling and pay-day lenders had a direct impact on negative indicators such as NSF charges and past-due loans, bankers reported, with rural communities feeling the greatest consequences from those factors. The scientific survey of 500 Oklahoma bank managers was conducted by, an Oklahoma public opinion research firm and commissioned by the Oklahoma

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