Stock buybacks enriched companies and their leaders — at everyone else’s expense.
National developers are behind a proliferation of luxury student housing on campuses, driving low-income students far away.
The legal team includes a Trump nominee and an attorney who has railed against unions, trans rights and Black Lives Matter.
Crime victims and witnesses are trapped living near assailants.
Financial advisers want to rip off small investors. Trump wants to help them do it.
Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. fought against predatory sales, Wall Street-backed firms are duping would-be homebuyers again.
Confessions of a payday lender: “I felt like a modern-day gangster.”
Over the years, the company’s more profitable advertisers have been payday lenders.
A subprime boom, insane interest rates, predatory lending, a private-equity frenzy. Sound familiar?
The community’s stalled recovery is a man-made disaster.
Debt relief firms that once preyed on underwater mortgage holders have a new set of victims — those sinking under student loans.
Two years in a town where the Great Recession never ended.
Twenty-one states, including Kansas, have refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions of sick Americans without healthcare.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans with advanced degrees barely make enough to feed their families.
The Department of Justice failed to build criminal cases for financial-crisis misdeeds. Now it’s settling with banks without even filing civil suits.
Between black and white working-age families, the wealth gap is now $236,500. And home equity lies at the root.
With Medicaid expansion, patients may finally get the care they need. But many have complex health problems after years of limited care.
Lobbyists, guns, and money: inside the shadowy — and very well-connected — bail bonds industry.
Overmortgaged buildings that pass from bank to bank often leave tenants not knowing who’s in charge.
The Affordable Care Act is a hit — according to the Congressional Budget Office. But there are holes in the data.