FTC Takes Action Against ‘Yo-Yo Scams’ in the Auto Industry
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FTC Takes Action Against ‘Yo-Yo Scams’ in the Auto Industry

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) When it comes to purchasing and financing a vehicle,…

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Will Education Secretary Betsy Devos Protect Federal Student Aid?
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Will Education Secretary Betsy Devos Protect Federal Student Aid?

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) An old adage teaches, ‘if at first you don’t…

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Will Federal Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Fair Housing?
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Will Federal Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Fair Housing?

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) When future generations read the history of the nation’s…

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Navient Charged Student Borrowers Too Much, says CFPB
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Navient Charged Student Borrowers Too Much, says CFPB

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The financial futures of more than 12 million federal…

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The Value of White Privilege and the American Dream
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The Value of White Privilege and the American Dream

Racial Wealth Gap Could Close with Systemic Public Policy Reforms, says New Research By Charlene…

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Black State Legislators Call for Debt Collection Reform
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Black State Legislators Call for Debt Collection Reform

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) When many consumers think of billion-dollar industries, banks and…

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Lawmakers, Lobbyists Attack Obama’s Consumer Protection Agency
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Lawmakers, Lobbyists Attack Obama’s Consumer Protection Agency

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As a new Congress and White House begin their…

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TransUnion, Equifax Customers Get Back Over $17 million, Thanks to CFPB
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TransUnion, Equifax Customers Get Back Over $17 million, Thanks to CFPB

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Millions of consumers who were duped into paying fees…

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Fair Lending to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Top Priority in 2017
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Fair Lending to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Top Priority in 2017

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As a New Year approaches, fair lending will be…

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DeVry University Students to Benefit from $100 million FTC Settlement
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DeVry University Students to Benefit from $100 million FTC Settlement

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) For the third time in two years, a large…

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