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A Pathway to Nowhere: Why Paul Ryan's Plan Will Not Reduce Poverty Now or Ever

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
C. Nicole Mason

The biggest problem with Ryan's plan, besides its potential to become a bureaucratic nightmare, is that it was tried once before under President Bill Clinton in 1996 with welfare reform and was met with mixed results.

A 'Silver Bullet' For Jobs And The U.S. Economy

Jeremy Wiesen | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Jeremy Wiesen

A better source of financing for home purchases is urgently needed -- and there is one.

The High Costs of Aging Out

Richard Buery | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Richard Buery

Too many youth in foster care spend their 21st birthday packing their bags, finding a place to live and figuring out how they are going to pay the rent and put food in the fridge.

Chelsea Kiene

Sequestration Risks Displacing Thousands Of Low-Income Families, Individuals | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Low-income families, veterans, senior citizens and disabled individuals waiting for assistance under the federal housing voucher program...

Loren Berlin

Bailout Money Fails To Reach Neediest Homeowners: Report | Loren Berlin | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

A federal housing program funded with taxpayer money left over from the government's bailout of the banks and auto companies is failing to deliver on ...

Michigan Will Extend Housing Assistance For Families Losing State Cash Assistance

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.01.2012 | Detroit

Michigan will extend housing assistance for up to six months for families that lost welfare cash assistance last year under new rules placing lifetime...

Loren Berlin

Mortgage Giant Changes Policy To Assist Unemployed Homeowners | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

In an effort to assist unemployed homeowners, Freddie Mac has doubled the length of time that an unemployed borrower's mortgage payments can be reduce...

One In Four Americans Would Be Poor Without Government Help: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

As rampant as poverty is in America, it would be much worse without government aid. The Census Bureau estimates that last year a record 46 million ...

This Weekend, WE Connect L.A.

Maria Shriver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Maria Shriver

This weekend, the Women's Conference and I will host an event called WE Connect, which is designed to help families take full advantage of the valuable financial programs available to them.

Democrats Fight Bush Over Housing Relief

Washington Post | Jeffrey H. Birnbaum and Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that the Federal Reserve has pledged billions of dollars to rescue Wall Street bankers from possible default, lawmakers and regulators are turning...