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How Some Tax Preparers Feed on the Working Poor

How Some Tax Preparers Feed on the Working Poor

by Imara Jones on April 10 2014, 7:00AM

By siphoning off hundreds of dollars in fees from some of the nation’s neediest taxpayers, the $100 billion tax preparation industry can diminish the economic lifeline that tax refunds have come to be for millions of America’s struggling families.

Topics: Economy

A Swamp of Predatory Lending Drowns Struggling Neighborhoods

A Swamp of Predatory Lending Drowns Struggling Neighborhoods

by Kai Wright on April 11 2011, 9:44AM

A growing number of states are trying to regulate high-cost, small-dollar loans. But the industry, with Wall Street’s backing, is moving fast to evade new rules.

Topics: Economy, Wealth Gap

Report: Payday Lenders Swarming Black and Latino Neighborhoods

Report: Payday Lenders Swarming Black and Latino Neighborhoods

by Rinku Sen on February 17 2011, 1:40PM

Midwestern black and Latino ‘hoods have three times the number of high-priced, quick loan shops as white ones.

Topics: Movement

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