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Waters, Sen. Warren and CBC Members Question Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions under Trump Appointee
February 8, 2018
the group of lawmakers seek to know what prompted Mr. Mulvaney’s actions as well as his ties to the payday lending industry. ... read more »
Consumer Protection Payday Rule at Risk, Just Like Student Loan Protections
January 19, 2018
An important consumer protection rule that was to take effect January 16 is now being “reconsidered” by the same agency that was to enforce it – ... read more »
Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt New Center for Responsible Lending Report Says For-Profit Education “a Risky Proposition”
January 11, 2018
Similarly, Elena, a 35-year-old Latina enrolled in a for-profit institution after seeing television commercials for the local branch of Everest College targeted at those without a GED, like herself. ... read more »
New CRL Research: For-Profit Colleges Promise But Seldom Deliver Gainful Employment
January 4, 2018
Veterans educational benefits are additional taxpayer-paid revenues.  ... read more »
Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?
December 7, 2017
New CFPB Report Finds a Worsening National Debt Problem ... read more »
President and Congress Give Financial Fraudsters a Get-Out-Jail Free Card 
November 9, 2017
People Wronged or Cheated Lose Their Legal Rights ... read more »
Buying a car with add-on products and services seldom a good deal for consumers 
November 2, 2017
It's that time of year again when auto dealers try to make room in their showrooms and lots for next year’s models. ... read more »
Civil rights leaders, clergy support federal rules to crackdown on payday lending
October 19, 2017
Advocates must also remain watchful for any congressional actions that may be taken to preempt or undermine consumer protections. ... read more »
Hill lawmakers seek end to triple-digit interest on payday and car-title loans
October 5, 2017
Signers of the correspondence include civil rights organizations, labor, consumer advocates, and research institutes. ... read more »
Lawmakers, civil rights leaders challenge DeVos on student loan enforcement
September 21, 2017
More than 40 national organizations joined in noting DOE’s apparent failure to embrace its duties in civil rights when it comes to higher education. ... read more »
Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million Consumers Credit at risk
September 13, 2017
Congresswoman Waters prefers a legislative approach – one that will ensure this type of financial disaster from happening again. ... read more »
Even more civil rights and consumer protection rollbacks sought
July 27, 2017
Or that taxpayers footed a $7 trillion bailout of financial institutions during the foreclosure crisis. ... read more »
New Study: Black Homeownership Falls to 42.2 percent
July 20, 2017
New Harvard study finds steep declines in Black homeownership in major cities ... read more »
Civil rights rollbacks at Education Department trigger challenges U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 34 U.S. Senators respond
July 13, 2017
Proposed Trump Administration departmental budget cuts will result in the loss of the equivalent of 46, full-time positions. For remaining staff, caseload levels will rise. ... read more »
White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding
July 6, 2017
No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay off their student loans. ... read more »
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