The New York Times with an important investigation in corporate power.
Like any American family living paycheck to paycheck, Conrad Goetzinger and Cassandra Rose hope their $13-an-hour jobs will keep the lights on.
“Well, we do provide care for people who don’t have insurance. If someone has a heart attack, they don’t sit in their apartment and die. We pick them up in an ambulance, and take them to the hospital, and give them care. And different states have different ways of providing for that care.”
Hospitals in Minnesota, and possibly elsewhere in the country have sunk to a new low in their debt-collection practices by employing collectors in emergency rooms, as well as labor and delivery rooms to pressure patients into paying up. The
American Banker has an in-depth look at how the Bank of America sold a bunch of debts to collectors while noting that the amounts could be very wrong — and the people might have paid off the debts already: At Bank of America, records
It's not just friends that are noticing your status updates on Facebook. Debt collectors are now combing through social networks to learn about the lives of those who owe and even embarrass them. One woman in Tampa, Florida felt violated when
Well, it's about time, New York Times. Finally, a trend article that doesn't only apply to the upper East side but has actual news we can use: Mr.
Because I live in a city (the unhip part), I actually know people who occasionally use payday lenders. And while the industry is ripe for all kinds of
"They make you feel like a criminal. They try scare tactics, harassment and everything. And you take a look and ask, 'Seriously, is the attorney gener