credit

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Field Notes: Should Bad Credit Mean No Job?

A Demos report takes aim at credit checks for employment and the restrictions they impose on the most vulnerable populations.

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In Case You Missed It: Poverty and Illness in the Market

In this issue, the “corporatist social welfare model” and whether companies can deliver, American writers on poverty, and the fight for paid sick leave.

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Photo of the Month: February 2015

This month’s photo captures the prevalence and success of payday lenders in low income areas, with economic decay as a backdrop.

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Better Know a Deal: Crafting a Better Banking Landscape

Craft3 uses an innovative financing model to enable small businesses to thrive and create jobs in the current economy.

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Better Know a Deal: Getting Credit for Creditworthiness

In this interview, RevolutionCredit’s Zaydoon Munir discusses how to improve a credit rating system that is currently leaving many behind by enabling any aspiring consumer to be credit worthy.

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In Case You Missed It: Add- Ventures in Alternative Investing

In this issue, shareholders and wage stagnation, the minimum wage under a 14th Amendment microscope and the big new players in impact investing.

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In Case You Missed It: Impact's Different Strokes

In this issue, more discussion on the value of workers and business, the power of credit, and getting social enterprise and investing to scale.

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In Case You Missed It: Morality and Worker Pay

In this issue, there are thoughts on U.S. poverty; the minimum wage and social safety nets; whether inequality is at the center of economic woes; and Dickens.

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In Case You Missed It: Down and Out in the U.S. Economy

In this issue, there's thinking on the value of central banks and microlending, democracy and wealth, and just who really is entitled--the rich or the poor.