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White House proposes $9.2 billion cut in education funding

Over the next decade, the White House wants to ‘save’ $143 billion from college loan programs, including an end to $26.8 billion in subsidized loans. Currently, Pell Grants, designed to assist low-income students, are capped at less than $6,000 per scholastic year despite the average cost of tuition at a public college for its own state students approaching $10,000 per year. ...

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Auto dealers charge Blacks, Hispanics higher interest rates on loans

BY CHARLENE CROWELL NNPA NEWS WIRE COLUMNIST   In recent months, this column has reported on a series of settlements reached between banks and finance companies with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Justice. All of the actions were taken to resolve claims of discrimination in auto lending. To date, over $200 million in fines and restitution have been made to car buyers of ...

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