The New York Times, November 16, 2013
St. Louis Equal Housing & Community Reinvestment Alliance release, November 6, 2013
November 6, 2013 – SLEHCRA received word today that Reliance Bank appointed two new members to their Board of Directors that add to the racial and gender diversity. The two new board members are Michael McMillan, President and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, and Cheryl Jones, Executive Director of Girls Inc.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 29, 2013: Only six black applicants were among the 1,503 St. Louis residents who sought home loans at Midland States Bank in the past four years, according to a community group seeking changes at the bank. The St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Investment Alliance wants the Federal Reserve to require such changes before it approves Midland’s purchase of Heartland Bank in St. Louis.
After opening three weeks ago, the new Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace website is steadily improving. Missourians are starting to enroll in new, quality, affordable health insurance, many with financial help. The website has experienced some difficulties, so please be patient and keep trying.
Give it a try -- shop the Marketplace at www.healthcare.gov and make your way to Missouri.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 9, 2013
By Joan Bray, Executive Director of Consumers Council of Missouri
Nearly 500,000 uninsured Missourians got the opportunity, beginning last week, to do something extraordinary — get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Now they can add security and comfort to their lives, knowing they finally have medical care they can afford.
New York Times, October 3, 2013: British regulators announced plans on Thursday to impose stiff new rules next year for payday lenders, whose business has grown sharply since the financial crisis.
As of Tuesday, October 1, 2013, uninsured Missourians have a new way to buy health insurance: the Health Insurance Marketplace.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 22, 2013
Back in the old days, if you couldn’t make your car payment, you had to watch out for the repo man. Now, the repo man is a robot that rides around in a little device under your dashboard. Miss a payment, and the car becomes a hunk of useless metal immobilized by a starter blocking device triggered from cyberspace.
The Motley Fool, September 3, 2013: After receiving approval on July 17 from the Missouri Public Service Commission, Laclede Group announced today it has completed the $975 million acquisition of Missouri Gas Energy, or MGE.
Washington Post, August 30, 2013: Obamacare is upon us, and already fraudsters are out to cheat people.