Fox 17 in Nashville reports that the state’s Achievement School District (ASD) has been a $1 billion failed experiment.
Birmingham-based Regions Bank announced this week it will soon eliminate non-sufficient funds fees and reduce overdraft charges. The move comes amid a flurry of banks taking steps to make banking more consumer friendly.
Truist Bank will gradually move away from accounts that charge fees for overdrafts or non-sufficient funds, reports American Banker.
The launch of Truist One Banking — which is expected to take place this summer — is a major part of the Charlotte, North Carolina, company’s plan to overhaul its checking…
Tennessee Education Association President Beth Brown points out the significance of this disparity in a recent email to educators. In it, she notes:
“It’s not about how the funds are divided, it’s about how many state dollars are put into education,” said TEA President Beth Brown. …
As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) examines small business lending and relevant data collection, consumer advocacy groups are pushing for equity and fairness in the industry.
The HOPE Policy Institute released a letter to the CFPB signed by 40 organizations from the Deep South and highlighting the need for…
Following the announcement that President Biden has nominated three new members to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, consumer advocacy group Americans for Financial Reform praised the nominees and called for more aggressive regulation of Wall Street by the Fed.
Biden announced the nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin…
I wrote last week that I was joining Simily because it offers a space that is dedicated to fiction.
The platform has evolved a bit and also accepts non-fiction…
The Nashville Public Education Foundation has some questions about a recently released framework for school funding reform.
Here’s what NPEF has to say about the early draft of BEP changes:
Following a report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the failings of the Big Three credit bureaus when it comes to resolving consumer complaints, the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) issued a call for reform of the industry.