Women and minority farmers and ranchers receive disproportionately less credit than their white male counterparts.
A new report argues for lifetime career loans as part of a modern New Deal for American workers.
Acknowledging that a previous law did not go far enough, the Defense Department says it needs to expand rules.
New Department of Education data shows rising default rates on federal loans to parents.
In state after state that has tried to ban payday and similar loans, the industry has found ways to continue to peddle them.
Last year, activists in Missouri tried to limit what high-cost lenders can charge. The ensuing fight exposed something that rarely comes into view so vividly: the high-cost lending industry’s ferocious efforts to stay legal and stay in business.
A national infrastructure bank for the United States would offer a way to fund projects that improve competitiveness and economic vitality and not just please local constituents.