Tag: mortgage

Images of growing stacking coins and Hand putting coin into glas

It was hard to miss the news last year that four out of 10 people couldn’t come up with $400 if they had an emergency. The coronavirus is that emergency – on steroids. A wave of new surveys asking Americans about their personal finances reveal the depth of a crisis that has suddenly befallen untold…

Fintech artwork

Do online financial companies give minorities a fair shake? Researchers and consumers have found some early evidence that this fast-growing segment of the financial industry – Fintech – may be mitigating, though not eliminating, the legacy of discrimination that has been widely documented in the brick-and-mortar mortgage industry. First came bank redlining, a conceptual lin…