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Nearly Half of American Renters Are Struggling to Pay Their Rent

Study illustrates hardships of stagnant incomes and rising rents for all groups

The study points out that the supply of rental housing has increased, but demand has…

By Stacey Tisdale

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College Not Closing Wealth Gap for Blacks

Federal Reserve study finds massive wealth gap between Black and White College Grads

Surprisingly, the research finds that blacks with a college education not only fared worse financially…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How the Housing Crisis Battered America’s Wealthiest Black County

"I am like a tree that is on the verge of being uprooted by water," one homeowner said.

Prince George’s County, Md., has long been the wealthiest majority-black county in the United States.

By Laurence Afums

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Bernanke: ‘Discriminatory Lending Made Housing Crisis Worse for Minorities’

The Federal Reserve Chariman's statement was a surprise to many.

Bernanke said that discriminatory lending practices exacerbated the impact of the housing crisis on people…

By Laurence Afums

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Don’t Blame Minority Homeowners for the Housing Crisis

Real estate expert Ingrid Beckles says contrary to some opinion, minority and low-income homeowners are not to blame for the housing crisis

Real estate expert Ingrid Beckles says contrary to some opinion, minority and low-income homeowners are…

By Ingrid Beckles

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Investment Banker Predicts Double-Dip Recession

The short term future of our economy isn't so bright

Negative news from the housing market and the employment front, along with a stagnant U.S.…

By Alan Hughes

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Transcript: State of the Union Address

Obama focuses on economy, healthcare, housing in speech

Transcript of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address – As Prepared for Delivery
Madame…

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

Conservatives claim minority home buyers hobbled the financial system. Really?

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

The loud, angry chorus of blame began almost immediately. As big banks and brokerage…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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