5 Trends to Watch in Consumer Finance
Expanding opportunity through finance demands attention to demography, technology, and sound public policy.
Building Financial Security by Overcoming Identification Barriers
For unauthorized immigrants, identification can also be a tool for financial inclusion.
Financial Rollbacks Would Leave Coal in Consumers’ Stockings
Congress should not use a budget deal to roll back financial reforms that protect consumers and the broader economy.
The Uneven Housing Recovery
Report The negative equity crisis has tended to be concentrated in certain areas of the country, and several counties are still struggling. Policymakers should support concrete steps to help counties that are still far from a full recovery.
Interactive Map: The Uneven Housing Recovery
Interactive The negative equity crisis is a dynamic phenomenon that varies in magnitude and impact over time across different geographic areas.
Making myRA a More Effective Savings Option
The myRA program simplifies savings and can be strengthened to boost participation and trust.
Why LGBT People Can Still Face Discrimination in Housing
Video Learn more about why LGBT people can still face discrimination when attempting to buy or rent a home.
Consumer Protection and Higher Education Financing Alternatives
Rohit Chopra, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.
Time to Reboot the Housing Market
In the market for home purchase loans, stark disparities remain between people of color and non-Hispanic white homebuyers. Policymakers must seriously consider these disparities as they design programs to make the home mortgage market more equitable.
Infographic: Mobile Banking By the Numbers
Mobile financial tools can help the nearly 10 million households without bank accounts enter the financial mainstream and collectively save billions of dollars in fees.
Why LGBT People Can Still Face Credit Discrimination
Video Learn more about why LGBT people can still face discrimination when trying to access credit.