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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposes helping debt collectors instead of consumers
When it comes to personal finance, multiple issues confront consumers every day. From ever-deepening student debt, to denials on mortgage applications to small-dollar payday loans that come with legal triple-digit interest rates in 33 states — all contribute to a series of financial challenges.
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CFPB denies duty to enforce military lending act
Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney has halted its use of its supervisory powers to fulfill its mandate of Military Lending Act enforcement. Keywords:
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Nation’s racial wealth divide worsens with federal tax cuts
From 1983-2016, the median black family saw their wealth drop by more than half after adjusting for inflation, compared to a 33 percent increase for the median white households.
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Caring for students takes more than just teachers
Every student deserves to be supported by qualified, caring adults. This includes not only educators but also nurses and licensed professionals to help students with social and emotional issues.
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Time to wake America up from its student debt nightmare
More than 44 million consumers of varying ages and occupations struggle with $1.5 trillion in student debt.
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After 51 years, fair housing still an unfinished journey
Fifty-one years ago this month, the Fair Housing Act was enacted to ensure that housing discrimination was illegal. Yet just days before the annual observance of Fair Housing Month began, headline news articles reminded the nation that housing discrimination still exists.
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Nipsey Hussle is yet another rally cry to battle black-on-black violence
There’s no speculation that Nipsey Hussle is another life lost to senseless violence. This makes his name yet another rallying cry to do any and everything that can be done to stem the violence.
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Trump administration calls for $62 billion in education cuts
The White House’s FY 2020 proposal cuts Education funding by $62 billion compared to that of FY 2019. Even worse, as the cost of higher education continues to climb, federal student aid would be seriously slashed while other programs would be totally eliminated.
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Here’s how Trump beat Mueller
Trump did not tweet, rant, shout or finger point Special Counsel Robert Mueller the instant he delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr. Trump, in fact, said nothing. He didn’t have to. He won. He won with his three-year relentless and ruthless ramming into the public and media lexicon the words and the notion, “no collusion,” “witch hunt” and “hoax,” about the Mueller investigation.
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Building a more diverse party
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Building a more diverse party
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Trump will likely serve out his term
Trump will have a united, nasty, manipulative, pit bull attack, GOP behind him, a king’s ransom campaign war chest, and the continued slavish infatuation of the mass media with any and every silly, insipid, inflammatory tweet and crack from and by him.
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Cohen’s claim that Trump is a racist is hardly the revelation of the ages
Trump’s aim is to reassure his angry white base that he’ll continue to be their solid firewall in the Oval Office against entitlement-happy Democrats, and supposed government hand out-leeching minorities.
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