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Format: 11-21-2017
Format: 11-21-2017
Increasing numbers of low- and middle-income families use credit cards for basic living expenses. As health care costs have increased and health insurance coverage has become inadequate, medical...
December 14, 2009 | Policy Brief |
For nearly a decade, Demos has conducted research and analysis on the link between high-cost consumer credit, deregulation and widespread economic security among working American families. Demos has...
December 11, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Watch LIVE today, Wednesday, October 26, the CFPB's Raj Date will speak in Minneapolis about student loans at 1 PM Eastern. Streaming video below. America's students are facing a serious threat...
December 2, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Ten years after the capstone of financial industry deregulation — the Financial Modernization, or Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Act — the United States is facing the worst economic crisis since the Great...
November 10, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Ten years ago last November, a Republican-led Congress and a Democratic White House rolled out the red carpet for a new age of global, “full service,” too-big-to-fail financial institutions. The move...
November 10, 2009 | Explainer |
If you're still enraged and frustrated with how the bank bailout went bust for the American people, or how Wall Street continues to operate as if the rest of the world doesn't matter, or how the...
September 1, 2009 | Book |
Hundreds of thousands of families lost their homes because of loans that were often not fully explained or under¬stood. Beyond the Mortgage Meltdown distills the origins and nature of the crisis in...
July 15, 2009 | Report |
It is becoming increasingly difficult for Americans to achieve and sustain a middle-class life. The costs of homeownership, healthcare and a college education have soared, while incomes have...
May 29, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Today headlines are filled with stories of middle-class families struggling to survive the current downturn. But the problems of middle-class families did not start with the recession. Between 2000...
May 20, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Dear Senator: I urge you to support S. 414, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, which is expected to come before the full Senate in the coming days. The...
May 11, 2009 | Advocacy Letter |