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Solving Poverty: Fighting Blight and Poverty with Credit Scores

John Hope Bryant | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

In the 50 years since the civil rights movement and Dr. King's dream, one problem (racism) has been replaced or at least matched by another -- poverty. Urban poverty, rural poverty, and poverty that hits blacks, whites, browns and others alike.

Albany Considering Handing Check Cashers Blank Check for Predatory Lending

Jonathan B. Mintz | Posted 09.17.2011 | New York
Jonathan B. Mintz

A very dangerous bill has made alarming progress in Albany the last few legislative sessions and I fear more of the same in the next session.

Zach Carter

In Stealth Lobbying Move, Wall Street Coordinates With Check-Cashers, Payday Lenders To Gut CFPB

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wall Street banks are deploying little-known lobbying organizations who represent companies like Pizza Hut and Radio Shack in a new push...

Payday Lending's Final Payday?

Matt Fellowes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Fellowes

While the financial reform law that was signed by President Obama yesterday signaled a renewed interest in Washington to regulate go-go bankers, it may have an even greater impact on "fringe banking."

Naming Names: Every Bank and Business That Is a Subprime Lender

Gary Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Rivlin

How many of the country's largest, best-known banks and corporations took huge, deep gulps at the well of the poverty industry? Well, how much time do you have?