The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions defended the credit union tax exemption and called for other financial reforms during a meeting Tuesday with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
The simple act of moving money can have a big impact on any political movement, so banks and payment networks are often caught up in issues of national importance. Here are some recent instances where payments and politics came head-to-head.
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The gulf between those at the upper ends of the wealth ladder and lower-income Americans has worsened markedly since the financial crisis, despite the trillions of subsidies that taxpayers provide for housing.