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Student Debt Slavery II | Time to Level the Playing Field

Student Debt Slavery II | Time to Level the Playing Field

  . By Ellen Brown This is the second in a two-part article on the debt burden America’s students face. Read Part 1 here. The lending business is heavily stacked against student borrowers. Bigger players can borrow for almost nothing, and if their investments don’t work out, they can put their corporate shells through bankruptcy and […]

Taxes, Gender Identity and Robert Mueller – What a Week! The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs: Nov. 25-Dec. 1/Day 317-323) Week 45

Taxes, Gender Identity and Robert Mueller – What a Week! The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Nov. 25-Dec. 1/Day 317-323) Week 45

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, November 25 (Day 317): Goldman Sachs:  America’s unemployment rate will drop even lower Goldman Sachs,  the Wall Street investment bank says the nation’s unemployment rate is likely to fall to 3.5 percent by the end of 2019. In a report issued last week, Goldman’s economists predicted that unemployment would keep […]

Dodd-Frank Bureau beaten in Court by PHH Mortgage Company

Dodd-Frank Bureau beaten in Court by PHH Mortgage Company

By Jennifer Felten Created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is an agency of the United States government responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector. As a relatively young agency, little case law exists regarding the powers and abilities of the agency.  […]

Killer New Regulations On Loans Hurt Women, Blacks The Most

Killer New Regulations On Loans Hurt Women, Blacks The Most

A new report Monday shows many Americans will be negatively effected by new regulations imposed on lending by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The financial area most effected by these new rules is payday lending, symptoms according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). Payday loans are short-term loans made to individuals through banks, lending […]