Photo by Avel Chuklanov on Unsplash Memphis, according to the 2020 census, is home to approximately 633,000 people, of which 64.5% are African American. As a new report from the Memphis Black Clergy Collaborative (BCCM) and Political Institute of Hope—the political arm of Hope Credit Union, a Delta-based Community DevelopmentRead More →

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Coastal wetlands, long recognized for their importance to local livelihoods and biodiversity, are also important natural carbon sinks. Mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses, known collectively as “blue carbon” ecosystems, are particularly good at removing carbon dioxide from the air and surrounding waters. Despite occupying less than 2% of the ocean,Read More →

To illustrate the history of racism in banking, here’s a look at the rise and fall of Freedman’s Savings Bank, according to information from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. In 1865 the Civil War ended and the 13th Amendment abolished slavery. At that time, Congress recognized thatRead More →

In what continues to be dubbed the Great Resignation, employers are looking for creative ways to retain and attract talent. An Early Wage Access (EWA) policy – ​​a revolutionary benefits program that gives employees access to their salary within an hour of a shift – may well be what givesRead More →

Katarzyna Bialasiewicz/Getty Images/iStockphoto About 100,000 student borrowers have been identified by the U.S. Department of Education as eligible for debt forgiveness under the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. See: Most student loan borrowers not ready to restart payments on May 1Find: When is it timeRead More →

NEW YORK, 07 Feb. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of Oak Street shareholders. Health, Inc. (NYSE: OSH), FirstCash Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCFS), NRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NRXP,Read More →

NEW YORK, 02 Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of First Solar shareholders, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), FirstCash Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCFS), Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CLVT) and BrightRead More →

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify Ryan’s role at Abu Ghraib. We regret the error. Charles Ryan once reigned supreme over Arizona’s sprawling state prison system, serving for a decade as director of the state Department of Corrections. Now retired, Ryan could face jail time himself. OnRead More →

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of shareholders of Meta Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMAT), Talis Biomedical Corporation (NASDAQ: TLIS), FirstCash Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCFS) andRead More →

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#To classify–Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against FirstCash Holdings, Inc. (“FirstCash” or the “Company”) ) (NASDAQ: FCFS) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on behalf ofRead More →

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against FirstCash Holdings, Inc. (“FirstCash” or the “Company”) ) (NASDAQ: FCFS) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on behalf of allRead More →

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it much harder for black Americans to access mortgage credit, according to a new analysis of federal data, complicating efforts to close the racial wealth gap. A report by Zillow Z, -2.16% ZG, -2.21% published Thursday found that the mortgage denial rate was 84% ​​higherRead More →

If you have several high-interest loans, debt consolidation can help you manage your finances by combining multiple debts into a single payment. We researched and selected the five best debt consolidation loans to help you get back on track and adequately manage your monthly bills. Our Top Picks for BestRead More →

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The new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Rohit Chopra, began to shake his interventionist saber only two months after his confirmation in the Senate. Whether pushing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Whether it’s blocking bank mergers or tackling bank overdraft fees, Mr. Chopra is acting aggressively. If theRead More →

Related practices and jurisdictions Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Fall Surveillance Highlights are released this month and report the Bureau’s findings on reviews conducted between January 2021 and June 2021. The CFPB publishes Surveillance Highlights to help institutions better understand how the CFPB reviews and monitors compliance with federal consumer financeRead More →

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When unforeseen expenses arise and you don’t have the money to pay them, purchase a emergency loan may be a good option. Some emergency loans are easy to obtain because the lender does not even check your credit. This gives you quick access to the money you need to coverRead More →

In recent months, several states have moved to limit interest rates on payday loans in an effort to prevent consumers from gaining the upper hand with these traditionally expensive loans. In the November general election, voters in Nebraska voted overwhelmingly to cap payday loan interest rates in the state atRead More →