The Fed: Powell says rural poor need help with education, credit access

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the rural poor need more help with their education, credit.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

RYB Education downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 22nd, 2019

What does it mean to be a poor student on a rich college campus?

‘There’s a fundamental difference between access and inclusion’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2019

Powell says strong economy hiding struggles of poor families

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the strong U.S. economy is masking the struggles of many families in lower-income communities......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 11th, 2019

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans

Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyMar 7th, 2019

These major cities have more dollar stores than Whole Foods. It could have dangerous consequences for residents.

AP Dollar stores often target poor, rural communities, but a recent report finds that they've started to overtake cities as well.  In cities like Philadelphia and Atlanta, dollar stores are more ubiq.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 1st, 2019

4 smart ways to use a home equity line of credit

Your home is more than a roof over your head: Your residence is one of your most valuable assets. Tapping into the equity in your home can be a smart way to strengthen your financial position and give you quick access to funds. One of the most popular w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Personal Finance Daily: A record number of Americans now have access to a credit card — and it’s not going great and one big reason to move your family out of certain cities — and fast

A record number of Americans now have access to a credit card — and it’s not going great and one big reason to move your family out of certain cities — and fast.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2019

Senate Panel Takes Aim at China-Funded Education Programs in U.S.

A Senate panel recommended abolishing more than 600 China-funded cultural and language programs in the U.S. unless Beijing provides equal access for American public diplomacy efforts in China......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 28th, 2019

US blocked Russian troll factory"s Internet access on day of midterms

Some senators credit more aggressive U.S. tactics with averting Russian interference in the elections......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2019

A record number of Americans now have access to a credit card — and it’s not going great

In 2018, an additional four million people got access to plastic in America.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Why Bad Credit Isn’t As Limiting As It Used To Be

Bad credit used to be devastating. A decade ago, if you had a poor or fair credit score, you’d find it nearly impossible to get a reasonable loan, and you might even have trouble getting a job or an .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 21st, 2019

Renault"s outlook cut to "negative" by rating agency Standard & Poor"s

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's cut its outlook on carmaker Renault to "negative" from "stable", citing broader challenges within the automotive sector that could hit its profits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2019

Itta Bena: the U.S. recovery"s forgotten town

Rural areas of the U.S., especially in the South, are lagging far behind more developed parts of the country, despite the nearly decade-long economic recovery. It’s a problem Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hopes to tackle on his watch......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

Fed Chief Says Economic Expansion Has Been Uneven

Jerome Powell said during a visit to Mississippi Tuesday that the economic expansion hasn’t been evenly shared across the country, particularly in rural America, and addressed issues of poverty and discrimination......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2019

NY lawmakers approve financial aid for undocumented students

Undocumented immigrants will be able to access state financial aid and scholarships for higher education under a measure that the Legislature passed yesterday and that Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed he... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

"Fortnite" security hole allowed hackers to take over accounts

“Fortnite” players were exposed to hackers who could control their accounts, purchase items through their credit cards, and even access.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019

Fortnite bug gave hackers access to millions of player accounts, researchers say

You might want to double-check your credit card statements......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 16th, 2019

PG&E Extends Plunge as S&P Cuts Bond Rating to "Junk" on Wildfire Liability

Pacific Gas & Electric shares extended declines Tuesday following a move by Standard & Poor's to cut the California utilities credit rating into junk status as it grapples with billions in costs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2019

Why Trump"s rule on SNAP could increase food insecurity

Trump’s proposed changes to the Farm Bill would make it harder for poor people to access food aid, taking away food stamps from nearly 755,000 people......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 1st, 2019

Trump finds villain in Powell for markets hit by myriad problems

Nobody was happier to take credit for surging stocks than Donald Trump, who touted and tweeted each leg up. Now the bull is on life support and the search for its killer is on......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 24th, 2018