Banks Deny People of Color Home Loans, One Company Controls Almost Half of All Student Loan Payments

  • KEPT OUT: Banks are keeping people of color from buying homes by routinely denying them home loans at fair rates, the Associated Press reports. According to the report, African Americans face the most discrimination in southern cities like Mobile, Alabama, and Gainesville, Florida, while Latinos are most likely to face this type of discrimination in Iowa City, Iowa. 
  • STUDENT LOAN MONOPOLY: One company will now handle close to half of all student loan payments, Marketwatch reports. 
  • SEEING EVIL: What happens when you see sexual harassment take place at work? Sexual harassment affects not only the victim but also those who witness it taking place, according to CNN.
  • RESTAURANT WAGES: The tipped minimum wage system has encouraged sexual harassment at restaurants, according to Rewire
  • MONEY IS POWER: Margaret Atwood, the author of The Handmaid's Tale and other novels, shared her money diary with Wealthsimple
  • TACO 'BOUT IT: Chipotle has hired Taco Bell's now-former CEO to do damage control, according to Markets Insider
  • GOT MILK?: Breast milk isn't free, Slate reminds us. It costs women time and effort to feed their babies. 

- Alicia McElhaney / She Spends Issue #41

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