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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau orders Citibank to refund $4.9 million to 2,100 consumers

By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer (NNPA News Wire) – Last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a national initiative, dubbed Operation Collection Protection, to

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Payday lending supporters attack Consumer Financial Protection Bureau while top industry lenders face RICO charges

By Charlene Crowell NNPA News Wire For years deceptive and predatory lenders have bilked millions of trusting consumers from their hard-earned monies, while consumer advocates

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Hyundai appoints Erwin Raphael to general manager of Genesis USA
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – Hyundai Motor America president announced the appointment of Erwin Raphael as General Manager for Genesis USA. Hyundai’s worldwide ...
French ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud (center) and French Consul General Grégor Trummel (left) arrive at Degas House during Araud's visit to New Orleans on Feb. 22.| Photo by David T. Baker
French ambassador says France will play a role in New Orleans’ future
[caption id="attachment_21318" align="aligncenter" width="600"] French ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud (center) and French Consulate General Grégor Trumel (left) arrive at Degas House during Araud's visit to New Orleans ...
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Opportunity for financial firms grows as study shows Blacks increase stock investments
(Special to the Trice Edney Wire from Target Market News) — Middle-class African Americans are investing more in the stock market than they have in over a decade, according to ...
Union membership creeps upward in the South
By Chris Kromm Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – Over the last year, the share of U.S. workers belonging to unions held steady at 11.1 percent, according to data released ...
Research reveals customers want proper service by businesses
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer A new survey shows that it might just take one bad phone call for businesses to send customers away permanently. More than half of customers throughout America are ...
High, clogged river snarls vessels, bogs down world’s top trade artery
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Heavy Midwest rain sent sediment and debris down the Mississippi River this winter, clogging the lower channel and raising the need for dredging to accommodate vessels. Rapid ...
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Report: Humans to lose 5 million jobs to robots by 2020
By Agnes Constance Contributing Writer (Special from Asian Journal and New America Media) – By the year 2020, humans are expected to lose a net of 5.1 millions of jobs to robots ...
Foreclosure crisis lingers in the Black community
By Avis Thomas Lester Contributing Writer (Urban News Service) – Affluence is no antidote to foreclosure. In Prince George’s County, Maryland — one of the United States’ wealthiest majority-Black jurisdictions — the ...

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