My daughter will be attending college near Charlotte, North Carolina, in the fall. As part of her orientation, the college asks all incoming freshmen to read a common book. This year, the book was Color and Character by North Carolina historian Pamela Grundy, a story about the struggle for integration and educational equity in Charlotte, North […]
Maybe not everyone who is white is a racist, but racism is what makes us white. Don’t sleep on this movie.
Oregonian, August 1, 2018: Southeast Portland tenants mount rent strike Tenants at a Southeast Portland apartment complex are mounting a rent strike after they say their landlord raised rents while failing to address maintenance concerns. Twenty-five residents of Holgate Manor, an 81-unit complex near Southeast 36th Place and Holgate Boulevard, say they won’t pay rent until a series […]
Jelena McWilliams, chairman of the FDIC, says in her first interview since her swearing-in that she is ready to re-evaluate rules on bank capital, small-dollar loans and investments in low-income areas.
The trend of 20-somethings renting rather than buying is nothing new. But the age at which Americans switch to homeownership is getting older.
With the prices of steel and aluminum rising, it may only be a matter of time before prices on new homes go up, too.
“It appears, at least in terms of accountability, that they’ve softened the touch — and we’re concerned about that,” said Jesse Van Tol, chief executive at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.
The rate of those 65 and older filing for bankruptcy is three times what it was in 1991, a new study finds, as more enter their later years in a precarious position.