A Small Banking Group Is Helping Kenyan Women Gain Financial Security
A savings and loan group that began in a Nairobi slum gives members economic empowerment, access to childcare, and education for their children.
How the Supreme Court Handed a Huge Win to American Express
The court ruled on Monday that vendors can't nudge customers toward using other types of credit or debit cards, even though American Express typically charges higher fees.
Closing the Global Gender Gap in Access to Financial Services
The percentage difference between women and men with bank accounts hasn't shifted in seven years. Experts say better products need to be made to address this problem.
This Chart Shows the Unequal State of Access to Fintech Services in America
What good are financial technologies if low-income folks don't have high-speed Internet to access them?
The Markets Are Down! Wait, Now the Markets Are Up!
An expert explains what's going on, and why you should care.
Implementation of Provision in Fiduciary Rule Is Delayed
The rule's enforcement provisions were scheduled to take effect on January 1st, 2018. They now will not take effect until July of 2019.
Where Are the Women and Minorities in Financial Planning?
A new crop of firms have focused their efforts on introducing a diverse clientele to financial services, and ensuring that women and minorities working within the industry have an opportunity to advance.
What to Know About the GOP's Financial Reform Bill
House Republicans have passed their answer to 2010's Dodd-Frank Act, and it's poised to slash the financial protections offered to consumers in the wake of the Great Recession.
Is One of Our Major Financial Markets Vulnerable to Price Manipulation?
Two researchers allege we've been missing a serious exploit in how share values get determined.
The Transition From Traditional to Sustainable Farming Is a Financial Issue
A new briefing by the Global Canopy Programme outlines the struggles that farmers face in the move from traditional to sustainable farming.
Trump's New Bank Regulator Has Previously Helped Banks Exploit Consumers
As head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Keith Noreika now has the power to override state laws protecting consumers.
Is Regulation the Answer to America’s Payday Loan Addiction?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just announced new regulations on the payday lending industry. Will they solve the problem?