OPINION: Payday Lenders Wage New Wars against Consumers and Regulation
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OPINION: Payday Lenders Wage New Wars against Consumers and Regulation

Center for Responsible Lending Deputy Communications Director Charlene Crowell talks about changes to the Consumer…

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OPINION: Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey
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OPINION: Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey

Charlene Crowell, the deputy communications director for the Center for Responsible Lending, talks about the…

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Trump Era Rollbacks in Lending Regulations Could Make Life Harder for Blacks in the Housing Market
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Trump Era Rollbacks in Lending Regulations Could Make Life Harder for Blacks in the Housing Market

The proposal to overhaul the secondary mortgage market’s government-sponsored enterprises from U.S. Senators Bob Corker…

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Center for Responsible Lending Report Calls For-Profit Education “a Risky Proposition”
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Center for Responsible Lending Report Calls For-Profit Education “a Risky Proposition”

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Mounting student debt is a…

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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.
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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) “If at first you don’t…

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With “Add-ons,” Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites
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With “Add-ons,” Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

By Charlene Crowell (Deputy Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) It’s that time of year…

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Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans
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Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans

By Charlene Crowell (Communication Director, Center for Responsible Lending) A group of Capitol Hill lawmakers…

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Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement
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Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Civil rights leaders and Capitol Hill…

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Consumers Look for Satisfaction with Updated Financial Rule
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Consumers Look for Satisfaction with Updated Financial Rule

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The song, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” may have…

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Under Trump, Federal Agencies Scale Back Civil Rights Enforcement
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Under Trump, Federal Agencies Scale Back Civil Rights Enforcement

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Decades of vigilant struggles, sacrifices and civil rights legislation…

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