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Keeping a Roof Over Our Heads

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Congress must not let the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act expire at the end of the year. Today 12 million Americans are on the verge of losing their homes because they owe more money than their home is worth.

Zach Carter

Bank Lobby Splinters On CFPB Ahead Of Director Confirmation Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A rift is emerging among bank lobbyists over the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the deadline approaches for President Barac...

The Hill Goes to Bat for Payday Lenders

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

The Hill published a truly outrageous op-ed by a payday lending front group, and the publication didn't bother to tell readers it was providing a platform for a predatory hatchet-woman.

Scaling Back Our Bloated Financial Sector

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Individual oversized banks are not the only problem Big Finance poses to the economy -- the overall sector is much too large.

Astoria Characters: The Self-Made CEO

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It came about, when Edith O'Donnell was in her late 40s, that she found herself without a husband and without a job. And with two daughters to put through college.