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Op-Ed: A COLLEGE TUITION PLAN NEW YORK STUDENTS NEED

Op-Ed: A COLLEGE TUITION PLAN NEW YORK STUDENTS NEED

Legislative Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) College costs and student debt are reaching crisis levels. The expenses associated with higher education present a daunting reality that hundreds of thousands of New York families are dealing with […]

by · March 5, 2017 · Op Ed
Profile America: End of Debtors’ Prison

Profile America: End of Debtors’ Prison

Sunday, December 11 — Throughout history, debt had been a criminal offense, with penalties ranging from enslavement to mutilation. In Colonial America, some debtors were branded or whipped in public, but most were thrown in jail — debt being the only […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Personal Finance, Profile America
FREE Financial Counseling Available

FREE Financial Counseling Available

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Phipps Neighborhoods are partnering to provide confidential, one-on-one FREE financial counseling for Bronxites in the Borough President’s office (851 Grand Concourse, Room 209). A trained counselor will help you identify your financial challenges […]

WYSK: The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial

WYSK: The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial You should know that my beautiful Island of Puerto Rico, where I was born and grew up, is going through a very […]

NYC Gen-Xodus: African American Gen Xers and Boomers Financially Stressed

NYC Gen-Xodus: African American Gen Xers and Boomers Financially Stressed

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A staggering 70% of African American Gen Xers say they may leave New York City when they retire, saying high debt, housing expenses and healthcare are hampering their ability to save, according to […]

Brodsky: Debt and Austerity in Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit: The Bankers Are in Charge

Brodsky: Debt and Austerity in Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit: The Bankers Are in Charge

Debt and Austerity in Greece, Puerto Rico, Detroit: The Bankers Are in Charge by Richard Brodsky It’s easy to sympathize with Greeks; much harder to sympathize with Greece. The same is true for Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico and Detroiters […]

by · July 19, 2015 · Op Ed