Monday, January 14, 2008

It's surely no surprise that women -- especially those of color -- are disproportionately affected by the subprime debacle

Read this from the NYTimes. Here's an excerpt with some sobering statistics:

"Though women and men have roughly the same credit scores, the Consumer Federation of America found that women were 32 percent more likely to receive subprime loans than men. The disparity existed within every income and ethnic group. Blacks and Latinos are also more likely to get subprime loans than comparable white borrowers.

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