How student debt impacts the racial wealth gap

With an increasing number of young Americans accumulating student debt as they strive for a higher degree and a more secure economic future, their growing financial burden has been highlighted by the media and lawmakers. ...

The downside -- and surprising upside - of microcredit

Microcredit, which involves giving small loans to very small businesses in an effort to promote entrepreneurship, has been widely touted as a way to reduce poverty and stimulate economic growth. A multitude of both non- and ...

A good story can trump a bad credit score in peer-to-peer lending

These days a bad credit score will get you turned away by a bank, but if you tell a good story about that score, you can improve your chances of getting a microloan from a peer-to-peer lender, according to new research from ...

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