Predatory Financial Products: The Savvy Consumer Toolkit at GTA

On any city street in Oakland, it’s hard to not see a sign that says “Check Cashing” or “Get Cash Fast Here.”  There are over 2,500 payday lenders in the state of California and a large portion here in Northern California. To put that in perspective, there are about 1,200 […]

GTA joins Alameda County Community Asset Network

Just this week GTA was approved for membership in the Alameda County Community Assets Network (AC CAN), a working group of service providers and advocates working together to increase the income and assets of Alameda County residents. AC CAN’s mission is right in line with GTA’s mission to get financial information […]