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Entries by Janell Ross from 06/2011

New Rule Pushing Big Down Payments Could Make Homeownership Unaffordable

Posted 06.02.2011 | Business

Among the most hotly contested ideas bank regulators have proposed to reduce the risk of another financial crisis is rule making a 20 percent down pay...

Low-Income Workers Cut Off From New Jobs By Lack Of Public Transit: Study

Posted 06.06.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The people are in one place, many of the new jobs in another, according to a recent report. "Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs In M...

Black Unemployment Crisis: Loss Of Government Jobs Hurts African Americans Hardest

Posted 06.07.2011 | Business

Kenneth Mathis is the kind of man who values stability. More than three decades ago, when he was 19, Mathis was hired by the Federal Deposit I...

Americans Struggle With Financial Problems They Don't Understand: Study

Posted 06.09.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Americans are mired in debt they don't understand, according to a new working paper. Not only do many Americans not have a financial pl...

Blacks And Poor Americans List Unemployment As Larger Problem Than General Economy: Gallup

Posted 06.10.2011 | Business

To a large number of Americans, an economic recovery without jobs is not really a recovery at all. Overall, 55 percent of Americans picked either ...