Is the Recovery Stumbling or Soaring?
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Is the Recovery Stumbling or Soaring?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Although the overall unemployment rate still exceeds 7 percent,…

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Don’t let Bank Payday Exploit Seniors and Social Security
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Don’t let Bank Payday Exploit Seniors and Social Security

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The term “payday loans” often evokes images of stores…

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In Jobs, we’re in a Race to the Bottom
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In Jobs, we’re in a Race to the Bottom

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   On May 21, I had the opportunity to testify…

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Blackonomics: Demanding More from Ourselves
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Blackonomics: Demanding More from Ourselves

Homeowner Bills of Rights Emerge as Remedies to Foreclosure
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Homeowner Bills of Rights Emerge as Remedies to Foreclosure

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   A few days ago, HUD released data showing that…

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Mel Watt is Ideal Choice to Lead FHFA
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Mel Watt is Ideal Choice to Lead FHFA

By  Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   President Obama recently nominated Melvin (Mel) Watt, a long-time…

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New Wall Street Threat to Homeownership
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New Wall Street Threat to Homeownership

  By Stella J. Adams NNPA Guest Columnist   Private-equity firms, hedge funds and other Wall Street…

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Blackonomics: The Mythical Black Economy
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Blackonomics: The Mythical Black Economy

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   Although the dictionary calls it archaic, the “management of a household”…

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The Economy’s Invisible People
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The Economy’s Invisible People

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   Suppose one of the key committees in Congress…

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New Efforts to Curb the ‘Debt Trap’ of Payday Lending
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New Efforts to Curb the ‘Debt Trap’ of Payday Lending

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The small-dollar loans that generate long-lasting debt for consumers…

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