Predatory Lending: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Payday loans put a staggering amount of Americans in debt. They prey on the elderly and military service members. They're awful, and nearly impossible to ...
Fighting the debt trap of triple-digit interest rate payday loans
Payday loans are supposed to be a short-term quick fix for those who can't get traditional credit. But the loans are rarely actually short-term, and borrowers ...
Spent: Looking For Change (Full Documentary) | American Express
The full documentary film Spent: Looking for Change. A film about the nearly 70 million Americans locked out of traditional financial services, and the beginnings ...
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They're heeeere! In its first seven-plus years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau set its sights on — what else? — consumer finance. It made rules to rein in mortgage lending, payday loans, debt collection, and the like.
WALL STREET PAYDAY: Meet the bankers on the $108 billion beer deal of the decade
A long news story on the continuing debate over the minimum wage and whether increasing it take away jobs notes that Arindrijit Dube, economics, described as “perhaps contemporary economics’ most prominent defender of minimum wage increases,” says it matters where the increases are applied.
Banking began with the first prototype banks of merchants of the ancient world, which made grain loans to farmers and traders who carried goods between cities and this system is known as a barter system.This began around 2000 BC in Assyria and Babylonia.