Fair housing advocates have raised their voices and organized protests to mount pressure that conveys just how important fair housing is to the nation's citizens and its economy.
About 800,000 homeowners whose mortgages were backed by the Federal Housing Administration could save $900 annually on mortgage costs, due to a small reduction in mortgage insurance premiums.
In a very real way, payday loans are a leading civil rights issue in the 21st century. Many civil rights organizations are fighting for changes to end the debt trap created by these abusive products in our communities.
Homeowners who are finding it difficult to make their mortgage or are facing foreclosure are frequently targets of mortgage and foreclosure rescue scams.
I encourage each person reading this article to make the commitment to get your house in order financially.
In recent months the groundswell of activism regarding Black America’s lack of criminal justice has become nearly daily headline news. Demonstrations spanning the nation and many parts of the globe have called for justice for those lives taken by questionable ...
Each year, 43 million Americans have unpaid medical debt that adversely affects their credit, says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
If your holiday list calls for more money than available funds, don't make the mistake of falling into the trap that may take most of next year to escape.
Many are familiar with the Maslow's hierarchy of needs that explains how individuals begin at the bottom of the pyramid to meet basic needs and elevate up to the state of self-actualization. It demonstrates we all start out with meeting ...
Over 80 clergy from 22 states representing multiple denominations converged on Capitol Hill from Nov. 17-19 in a unified advocacy effort.
What should be the proverbial golden years are often tarnished by a struggle to keep pace with rising costs of living. These financial challenges are often worsened by aggressive debt collectors who hound older Americans about debts they may not ...
As I sit with families to design their legacy plans through estate planning, a question often presents itself with regard to the ownership of property and how it should be transferred.
A diverse group of civil rights leaders representing Blacks, Latinos and Asian-Pacific Islanders have joined forces to call for major changes in auto dealer compensation.
In recent weeks a consistent drum beat against predatory lending's small-dollar loans has reached regulators and legislators alike.
When it comes to assessing the nation's housing industry, one key measure that all housing industry stakeholders take note of is the annual Home Mortgage Disclosure Act report, which is commonly referred to as HMDA.