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Posts Tagged ‘fees’

I guess you’ll get involved once you’ve “lost your backpack and lunch money,” one too many times.

If you want to know why we are experiencing an all-out assault on the part of banks in the form of abuses with respect to credit cards, CNBC’s production, “House of Cards,” provides an excellent introduction to this subject, at least partially (greed).  Wall Street, and its regulators, failed.  A period of exuberance, during which […]


“Legalized loan-sharking”: How much is too much?

I appreciate the comment by “M,” providing information about how the banks’ Congressional representatives voted on interest rate caps as provision of proposed C.A.R.D. Act legislation, which has now passed.   I was going to say “our” representatives, but judging by voting results, Congress doesn’t really seem genuinely interested in protecting the average American citizen from […]


I picture an ending where the devil is a banker…and Chase executives are his customers

Partially in response to several who have contacted me about the site or my whereabouts: recently I have had to attend to some severe problems, including the death of a dear cousin.  Toni was very close to me and my family.  She lost a short but valiant battle with pancreatic cancer, and was a leader in life […]