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A recent ProPublica story detailed how the city’s poor black residents are steered into bankruptcy plans they are doomed to fail. Two City Council members are looking at a series of solutions to address the underlying problems. Novasha Miller, a lifelong resident of Whitehaven, a neighborhood in Memphis, filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy after debt collectors… Read Article →

Dustin Dwyer, Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and reporter for Michigan Radio; and Susan Wachter, co-director of the Institute of Urban Research at the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of real estate and finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, join On Point host Tom Ashbrook to discuss home ownership, the real estate market and… Read Article →

This post was first published on BillMoyers.com By Neal Gabler There are plenty of reasons to bristle at President Trump’s tweets on Puerto Rico, which is suffering horribly from Hurricane Maria, not least of which is the racist suggestion that Hispanics there don’t deserve the same treatment as mainland white Americans. But in all his… Read Article →

The Complete Guide to Paying for College: Save Money, Cut Costs, and Get More for Your Education Dollar Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Career Press (2017) Having a seventeen-year-old and a thirteen-year-old fast approaching graduating from high-school, I read Leah Ingram’s guide with great interest. The Complete Guide to Paying for College appeals to students preparing for… Read Article →

More and more Baby Boomers are giving a “gap year” a whole new spin, trading an idle retirement at home for one spent traveling overseas, months at a time. They’re embracing a roving retirement, thus minimizing visa hurdles and reducing their expenses by visiting countries where the cost of living is lower than in the… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Henry at Fit Well Traveler. Americans are known the world over as productivity-obsessed employees and individuals. We answer our work email on holidays, eat lunch hunched over our desks, and have to be reminded by candy bar and beer advertisements that we deserve a break. But what if… Read Article →

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