Finance

September 07, 2014
By:
Steve Russell

Back in 2013, The New York Times carried a major report on a minor bust. Police nailed Nelson Urena, 50, from whom they seized 38 numbers slips and $1,924 in cash, and Felicita Guillen, 74, who coughed up 60 more slips and $113.

August 11, 2014
By:
David Wilkins

In 1977 preeminent Native theorist Vine Deloria, Jr., was asked to write a paper about the current state of Indian affairs in the U.S.

July 10, 2014
By:
Barry Brandon

Al Jazeera America’s recent series “Payday Nation” had so much promise to get the facts right and tell a side of the story which has been woefully underrepresented in the world of partisan media and painfully biased reporting. That promise unfortunately fell flat.

February 07, 2014
By:
Corrine Wilson & Bruce Bleakman

A recent Indian Country Today Media Network column addressed issues facing tribes related to accounting, financial reporting and auditi

October 21, 2013
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Duane Champagne’s recent article on violence and poverty in Indian country is, sadly, a stark reminder that in the big picture not much has really changed for

October 19, 2013
By:
Jane Daugherty

A harshly worded letter criticizing a federal crackdown on online lenders who serve “tens of millions of low-income Americans” likely will land on the desks of Attorney General Eric Holder and Martin Gruenberg, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

October 09, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Dear Card Services:

October 03, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

As I punched my car radio to NPR, I only caught the end of a woman’s earnest plea: “if we only save one of these kids, that child might be the one to climb to the top ranks of corporate America.”

I winced.

September 08, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

On August 9, 2013, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a statement for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

August 25, 2013
By:
Jane Daugherty

Despite a clear precedent in last year’s victory by tribal lenders against Colorado regulators, New York state authorities are mounting yet another attempt to erode tribal sovereign rights to operate businesses without state interference.

August 18, 2013
By:
Cedric Dukes

The average American cardholder carries more than six credit cards and has a household debt of more than $10,000. Popular financial books and financial companies say there is good and bad debt.

July 26, 2013
By:
Paul Moorehead

In fiscal year 2014, the federal government will spend about $3.8 trillion, which breaks down into mandatory spending (64 percent), interest on the national debt (6 percent), and discretionary spending (30 percent).

June 27, 2013
By:
Leland McGee

Indian country’s pecuniary advancements created by Indian gaming are well documented. Many tribes have taken full advantage of expanding and diversifying business ventures that now represent a sustainable economic base far greater than their initial casino enterprise.

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