A long-awaited decision by the United States Supreme Court led to a June 25 ruling that preserves the usage of "disparate impact," an important legal principle sometimes known as the discriminatory effects standard.
Each year the many forms and products of predatory lending drain at minimum hundreds of billions of dollars from the nation's economy and communities across the country.
Despite longstanding federal laws banning discrimination in housing and credit, three recent actions reveal how the road to fair housing remains an arduous journey — especially for Black and Latino communities.
Taking the steps to support your family and young person is a responsible step that we all should, as adults, take.
When it comes to consumer finance, traditional lenders usually review credit scores before reaching a decision. In general, the higher a consumer's credit score is, the lower the cost of credit they will pay.
The men and women who wear our nation's uniform are expected to defend our nation at home and abroad. Yet when it comes to financial services, service members are not always been protected in return.
There are many people who walk around with a great deal of confusion regarding Medicaid.
As the wealthy few continue to prosper, the rest of the nation is caught in a financial tug-of-war between stagnant wages and a rising cost of living.
As the nation continues its economic recovery, consumers harmed by a major mortgage servicer won an important victory.
Financially-troubled Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation's largest for-profit colleges, has a new financial hurdle: a $30 million fine.
There is a statistical analysis that reports that the wealth inequality by race has grown since 2007.
Loretta Lynch and the nation are waiting — still.
It's an encouraging sign that an increasing number of students are completing high school and then enrolling in college. But it's a bad thing when student bank accounts come with abusive overdraft fees and place their financial aid at risk.
When we have a family member with special needs, we have an additional responsibility in planning for the future needs.
When an increasing number of Americans are striving to keep their financial houses in order, eliminating predatory lending is making news.