fees

Christie's Wall St. Donors Won Huge Contracts, Sucked Out Fat Pension Fees
Christie bragged about pension "reform," but outsourced the assets to his Wall St. buddies so they could siphon off large fees. Read more...
Taibbi says, "Pension funds are one of the last great, unguarded piles of money in this country and there are going to be all sort of operators that are trying to get their hands on that money." Read more...
Income from oil and gas production doesn’t always trickle down to landowners, as companies find ways to minimize the share they pay in royalties. Read more...
Students and parents are learning their college fates this week and then having to address whether schools are actually affordable. They have their work cut out for them as college fees, often well-disguised, continue to explode. Read more...
Separate federal panels struck down two Texas voting provisions. A look at examples of discrimination they found. Read more...

↓ More items below ↓
Norman and Oriane Rousseau were homeowners who did everything "right" when they purchased their home. They had 30 percent of the purchase price as a down payment, and they made their payments on time. After being contacted about refinancing Read more...
Pirates, at least the traditional image we have in our minds (the ones with the parrots on their shoulders and wooden legs from the 1700s), were in reality rapists, thieves and murderers. They were violent outlaws; terrorists of the Caribbean Read more...
I'm actually sympathetic to doctors -- yet in some respects, not. I get into these arguments with them all the time: "There is nothing but your own expectations making you send your kids to private schools, buy an expensive house or get a new car Read more...