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Charlene Crowell

COMMENTARY: Don’t Let Predatory Tax Loans Take Your Refunds

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “…across the country, advertising – particularly on urban radio – tempts listeners with easy ways to get a loan against anticipated tax refunds. But just like other predatory lending products, what is advertised is not quite what consumers receive.” […read more]

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The fiery and bold Black lawmaker who earned a reputation for challenging Wall Street and major lenders during the housing crisis will now set the direction for a range of financial players, regulators, and institutions.
Black History

COMMENTARY: California Congresswoman Maxine Waters Makes History

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Congresswoman Maxine Waters is now the first Black and the first woman to chair the powerful House Financial Services Committee. Having served on this committee since 1995, and its Ranking Member in the previous Congress, Waters will set the committee’s agenda in key areas affecting the economy, banking, housing, insurance and securities. […read more]