Sue the big banks to make them pay for the foreclosure crisis

Nearly a decade later, major banking institutions have recovered from the Great Recession they helped precipitate but many communities ...
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    Build up your savings—and get a chance to win a lottery jackpot

    Economists and anti-poverty advocates have long warned that playing the lottery can be a money trap for low-income Americans, given the ...
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      Cities should stop banking with predatory banks that rip off their communities

      Elected leaders to city government would have good reason to stop giving certain banks their business: those banks are exploiting their ...
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        The public option for banking: Create city banks for and by the public

        In the United States, state and city governments rely on the same private sector banks used by individual consumers for ...
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          Warren Buffett: make sure the CEO loses everything if a bank has to be bailed out

          Despite various policy and regulatory reforms to rein in excessive CEO pay, top executives continue to rake in the huge ...
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            Kill zombie debts that outlast bankruptcy

            When people’s debt are canceled by a bankruptcy judge, the “zombie” debt should be cleared from their consumer ...
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              Get low-interest loans and check cashing at the Post Office!

              Fight usury by making the post office a provider of low-interest loans and check cashing.  Make use of this vital institution to put ...
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                Reinstore Usury Laws

                Multi-year campaign to allow for caps on interest rates, combination national and state “chipping away” approach. Submitted ...
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                  #Stop the Scams (Campaign to Save the Consumer Watchdog Agency)

                  Campaign to Save CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)     Submitted by: Billy Wimsatt Status: Updated: 1-28-15 ...
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