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2010 Consumer scorecard: Payday Lending Still Nation's Most Abusive Small Loan

on Friday, 11 June 2010 12:06.

As Congress considers how best to reconcile differences in financial reform and consumer protections, key national advocates recently released updated data on how consumers continue to pay steep rates for small loans. Jointly published by the National Consumer Law Center, Consumer Federation of America and Consumers Union, the 2010 Small Dollar Loan Products Scorecard reveals how much work yet remains at both the federal and state levels to ensure legal protections and enforcements against abusive lending.

 

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Train Youth in Wisdom and Virtue: The Value of Hard Work and Hard Love

on Friday, 11 June 2010 11:56.

Our mission is to build and launch the next generation of the world's market based solutions to positively contribute to the economic, political and social fabrics of our community, cities, states, and ultimately improve the fortune of the entire nation.

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Home Based Business Article - Think Before You React

on Sunday, 16 May 2010 13:29.

 essential to think before reacting It is very easy when operating a business from home to get caught up in the emotion of things. When we do that we tend to overreact to certain situations we find ourselves and this can lead to disaster. It is very essential to think before reacting. This home based business article explains starting off with a story that isn’t directly related to operating a home business but does get the point across.

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Race and Poverty Matter, Even on Earth Day

on Sunday, 16 May 2010 13:02.

old joke among real estate agents that the three most important things to consider in any property are locationThere’s an old joke among real estate agents that the three most important things to consider in any property are location, location, location.

With that in mind, think about the poorer neighborhoods in your city. Where are they located? Most often the answer will be that they are hard up against some major source of pollution. Perhaps it’s the housing project sitting right under the freeway, or the trailer park by the airport or the rundown block sitting cheek by jowl with industrial waste.

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Some of the Nation’s Foremost Female Leaders Urge Women to Reclaim Civility

on Sunday, 16 May 2010 12:32.

Spelman College convened key multicultural female influencers and thought leaders in AtlantaHeralded as one of the most important dialogues in the nation, Spelman College convened key multicultural female influencers and thought leaders in Atlanta this week for the sixth annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference.  Over two days, more than 400 attendees discussed the increasing lack of civility in today’s workplace, political arena and communities.

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Latina Appointed to Key Post at U.S. Minority Development Business Agency

on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:55.

Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development AgencyFormer Clinton administration staffer Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency.

Her appointment drew praise this week from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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