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Lani Prunés 03-16-2015

Education debt is crippling students, and America's response gets a failing grade. 

Virginia Gilbert 03-09-2015

The high cost of U.S. education loans is causing a new form of indentured servitude. 

Kara Lofton 05-09-2014

Why are so many college graduates underemployed?

Beth Newberry 11-27-2012

The new Louisville Loan Club is a way to protect people from the shark pool of payday lenders.

QR Blog Editor 05-08-2012

Andrew Leonard examines the latest consumer borrowing figures for Salon:

"Consumer borrowing, reports Bloomberg, skyrocketed in March, leaping up by $21.4 billion, more than twice as high as the consensus estimate predicted. Much of the increase, according to Bloomberg, can be attributed to new financing for auto purchases and to students hoping to lock in low interest rates on student loans. (Unless Congress takes action, the interest rates on government-backed student loans will double on July 1.)"
Read his full article here
 
Jack Palmer 01-25-2012

GOOD.is reports that some lucky customers of France’s oldest bank have had their loans forgiven, in a gesture that marked the Crédit Municipal de Paris’s 375th anniversary (or is that anniversaire?) The bank has a history of looking out for its customers and was in fact founded (in 1637) as a bank that would give “the needy access to fair banking” — something that was certainly not commonplace in the 17th Century.

Hannah Lythe 10-14-2010
In April 2009, following the global financial crisis in late 2008, leaders of the G20 (the world's 19 largest economies plus the European Union) designated the http://blog.sojo.net/tag/int
Will McKitterick 09-14-2010
Pakistan is still in the midst of recovering from a devastating flood -- one of the worst humanitarian disasters in its history -- a
Ben Lowe 05-18-2010
In a frank admission a year ago, Senator Dick Durbin put it bluntly: "Frankly, the banks run this place." Perhaps they deserve to. After all, they pay enough for the privilege.
Alfonso Wieland 01-19-2010
[En español] Haiti is an example of how both flesh and bones politicians as well as countries can look convincingly l
Alfonso Wieland 01-19-2010
[English version] Haití es ejemplo de cómo los políticos de carne y hueso pero también las nacio
Sheldon Good 12-10-2009

Do you think you'll get a Christmas bonus this year? I know one person who will -- the new chief executive who will take over for Ken Lewis at Bank of America.

Jennifer Kottler 12-09-2009

I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore

Rachel Anderson 10-14-2009
After all the financial turmoil that 2009 has already brought, one would think that it would somehow be logical and practical to bring accountable reforms to the same banking institutions whose re
Matthew Soerens 10-02-2009
The Los Angeles Times reported last week that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service
Oscar Perry Abello 06-10-2009
If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. If you teach his wife how to fish, you feed the whole family for a lifetime.
Hayley Hathaway 06-04-2009
Earlier last month, President Obama requested $108 billion in new money for the International Monetary Fund to show the world that we stood up for our commitments to fighting the global recession.
Oscar Perry Abello 06-02-2009
For too many households around the world, living paycheck-to-paycheck is a luxury out of reach.
Elizabeth Palmberg 06-01-2009
In our recent blog, we described how money "creation" meets the needs of a gradually expanding economy

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