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As CFPB reaches 5-year anniversary, voters want more – not...

By Charlene Crowell On July 21, the first federal agency dedicated to serving the financial needs of consumers will be 5 years old. Created in...

 Vets and military families more at risk for debt collection and...

By Charlene Crowell When it comes to consumer concerns, debt collection remains the top complaint most often reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)....

Is Congress representing the people or payday lenders?

By Charlene Crowell, Chicago Crusader Sometimes you just have to wonder what Members of Congress are thinking about. Consider the example of a bill known as...

Payday lending supporters attack CFPB, as RICO charges filed against top...

By Charlene Crowell For years deceptive and predatory lenders have bilked millions of trusting consumers from their hard-earned monies, while consumer advocates have fought back...

Preying upon America’s working poor: Debt collectors

By Charlene Crowell  NNPA Columnist Despite consensus by economists that the economic recovery is well underway, many of America’s working poor, under-employed and unemployed people continue...

More than 40 years after fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales...