OP-ED: Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?
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OP-ED: Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) In case you haven’t yet…

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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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We Must Close the Payday Loan Debt Trap Once and For All
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We Must Close the Payday Loan Debt Trap Once and For All

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Between the unemployment rate report that was released in…

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wins Court Case against CashCall
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Wins Court Case against CashCall

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The fight for fair lending got a big boost…

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Payday Lending is an Abomination in Plain Sight, says Baptist Preacher
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Payday Lending is an Abomination in Plain Sight, says Baptist Preacher

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Every once in a while a congressional committee…

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Payday Lending Supporters Attack CFPB; Top Industry Lenders Face RICO Charges
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Payday Lending Supporters Attack CFPB; Top Industry Lenders Face RICO Charges

By Charlene Crowell NNPA News Wire Columnist For years deceptive and predatory lenders have bilked…

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A Call for Fair and Equal Access to Financial Services
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A Call for Fair and Equal Access to Financial Services

  By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   On August 1, the nation’s oldest and largest…

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Despite Stellar Record, CFPB Remains Under Attack
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Despite Stellar Record, CFPB Remains Under Attack

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   In everyday life, birthdays and anniversaries of many sorts…

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Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors
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Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million…

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Abusive Lending Practices Target People of Color
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Abusive Lending Practices Target People of Color

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   Each year the many forms and products of predatory…

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