It's time for Wall Street to pay reparations for the financial collapse it caused. It's time for a crash tax, a tiny sales tax on Wall Street transactions, the revenues from which would pay for Main Street restoration.
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As the nation begins to emerge from what has been called a disastrous period of reckless endangerment, we are entering a new period in which reckless ...
Today, many are calling for the end to subprime lending, and this would be wrong. Responsible subprime lending has done more to lift poor people out of poverty than anything else in the last 50 years.
Along comes a federal housing agency to give our economy a little butt-kick into the abyss by thwarting an attractive funding mechanism for home energy retrofits and the jobs that come with them.
If your "investor" is Fanny, as it turns out, good loan terms are available without huge sums due at closing. But if your investor is Freddy, you're currently out of luck.
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