Capital Crisis: Minority Businesses and Access to Credit

Entrepreneurship is a crucial to closing the racial wealth gap. Yet, Experian Data’s recent study on minority businesses shows that although the number of minority businesses is growing, they tend to fail. Why? Minority entrepreneurs are facing a capital crisis. Twenty-one percent of all small business owners are minorities, and industry professionals are beginning to […]

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Consumers First: Why the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Matters

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB), an independent agency of the United States government, issues and enforces rules to ensure that consumer finance markets work and allows consumers to retain control of their economic lives. The Bureau puts consumers first, serving as the public’s advocate when one of the three branches of government makes a […]

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