Minorities increasingly priced out of housing market

May 26, 2017
In growing metro areas, median-income families of color can’t afford to buy a home
The shrinking pool of affordable housing is felt most acutely by minorities, according to a Redfin report.
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This financial innovation could help low-income people gain access to credit

Sep 26, 2016
Lending circles, where friends and family come together to loan and borrow money, are getting an update.
Jose Quinoñez is one of this year's MacArthur 'genius' grant recipients.

Don't have a credit history? Utility bills could soon help

Nov 12, 2013
Congress is considering a bill, the Credit Access and Inclusion Act, that would make it easier for nontraditional borrowers to build a credit history.

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