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House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Credit

Credit Reports Only Where Credit Is Due

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

If credit checks reinforce discrimination, don't accurately measure financial responsibility, and don't dependably predict job performance, why are so many employers using them?

Elizabeth Warren's Ultra Hip Rap Video Puts the Edge Into Regulating Consumer Financial Services

Sheila Tendy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheila Tendy

By the Numbers

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

We don't have limitless time or money. Consider the numbers. Remember that averages hide our inequalities. Inequality and imbalance are the true root causes of the US and global meltdown.

GOP Gags Witnesses On Credit Card Woe

Washington Independent | Mike Lillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

They came to the nation's capital this week from as far away as Denver, Chicago and Niagara Falls--five people who'd had tough experiences with their ...