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By Erika Paz | CalMatters Before the pandemic, Graciela Gomez relied on two jobs to meet her expenses. After losing her part-time job at Macy’s in March 2020, she had to choose between paying off her credit cards or paying her rent. She chose the latter. “I didn’t know who to talk to, who to …

One of the lesser known issues in the modern economy is the prevalence of unbanked and underbanked individuals. The unbanked do not have access to bank accounts while the underbanked have bank accounts but rely on alternative nonbank financial services to meet at least some of their financial needs. In the United States, there are …

By Erika Paz | CalMatters Before the pandemic, Graciela Gomez relied on two jobs to meet her expenses. After losing her part-time job at Macy’s in March 2020, she had to choose between paying off her credit cards or paying her rent. She chose the latter. “I didn’t know who to talk to, who to …

Even if you have to go for a personal loan, choose a lender with the lowest IME per lakh. Many people face a cash shortage and struggle to make ends meet. Job loss, wage cuts and declining business income after the Covid-19 epidemic have impacted the finances of many people. To add to the misery, …

Even if you have to go for a personal loan, choose a lender with the lowest IME per lakh. Many people face a cash shortage and struggle to make ends meet. Job loss, wage cuts and declining business income after the Covid-19 epidemic have impacted the finances of many people. To add to the misery, …

While the American dream was to own a house with a white picket fence, now he is in debt. For many, the humble aspiration of owing zero dollars seems out of reach. Over the course of his long career, Mr. Biden has contributed to this crisis by working to strengthen the hands of creditors, including …

In AMG Capital Management v. FTC, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Section 13 (b) of the FTC Act does not allow the FTC, in federal lawsuits, to seek fair pecuniary relief. 141 S. Ct. 1341 (2021). However, the FTC can still claim pecuniary relief under other sections of the law. In AMG Capital Management …

Japan said Thursday that China’s military intentions are unclear and the rapid expansion of its armed forces is of great concern, circumstances which are forcing Europe, the United States and other Asian countries to s ‘unite to stand up to Beijing. “China has strengthened its military capacity very quickly and we don’t know what China’s …

Toshiba’s largest shareholder has declared the Japanese conglomerate’s board of directors “ineffective” and accused the company of failing to adequately respond to a report showing it was colluding with the government to crack down on activist investors . Effissimo, the Singapore-based fund, told the Financial Times in its first comments since the report was released …

Hi. Today, we take a look at the Federal Reserve’s latest move, student debt in the United States, and why the stimulus from Japan may not be as big as it looks. A Hawkish Fed? The Federal Reserve surprised the markets by taking one more step towards the time when it will begin to withdraw …