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Predatory Lending Practices

Study: The Recession Widened The Racial Wealth Gap

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business

The Great Recession decimated the wealth of many Americans, but the downturn hit black and Hispanic families especially hard, a new study finds, widen...

Eyes On Colo. As Tribes Take Over Predatory Lending

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

HELENA, Mont. -- An Indian reservation in the heart of Montana's farm country may seem an unlikely place to borrow a quick $600, but the Chippewa Cree...

I See No Bailout

Angie Cordeiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angie Cordeiro

Wells Fargo made a mistake and has received over $25 billion dollars to correct it. Dollars that the bank said would be used to help stop foreclosures... I see no bailout.

10 Things You Need to Know About Banks and Credit Cards

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Francine Hardaway

Even if they printed the disclosure in 18 point type, you wouldn't know what was going to hit you from behind. You will need to know what I've found out about banks and credit card companies.

Blame the Banks, Not Homeowners for Foreclosure Crisis: Obama's Plan is a Step in the Right Direction

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
C. Nicole Mason

Many Americans bought their homes because they believed in the age old value of homeownership and thought it would make a sound investment.

The Best of 2008: Going after the Predatory Lenders

Mark Winston Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Winston Griffith

The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy yesterday released its 2008 Year In Review. report It includes some of the best urban policies of the year...

Suit: Wells Fargo Lenders Preyed On Baltimore Poor

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Black neighborhoods in Baltimore were disproportionately affected by the subprime mortgage fallout, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by th...