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By Mark Price, Third and State In legislative hearings last month, proponents of a bill to legalize high-interest payday loans tried to change the subject and questioned the motives of some of their ...
by ThirdandState
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 08:55 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
As Republican rhetoric leading into the elections becomes increasingly bizarre (Mitt Romney's infamous "47%" remark being the latest example), I have been scratching my head about what the Party is ...
by sanghoee
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 03:18 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Today is the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Time to remind people some of the key aspects of what we are fighting for. One of the main things is the big banks in America are largely responsible ...
by mole333
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 06:20 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
One of the most-read posts on my own political blog continues to be “ President Obama’s 244 ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 09:44 AM PST with 24 Recommends
We have a Home Depot credit card we utilize extensively. When you own a marina and RV park there are no lack of things that need fixing and replacing. So we regularly take advantage of the 6mo and ...
by mrsgoo
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 06:58 PM PST with 69 Recommends
In my last diary I touched on something that bugged me: everyone assumes you have credit cards. Everyone assumes that if you really, really need money, you can come up with it "somehow". Even good ...
by a random idiot
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 09:32 AM PST with 100 Recommends
I've run up on an issue in the Move Your Money campaign that I think needs addressing. I don't know the answer, and I'm looking to you for suggestions.
by davehouck
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 04:45 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The Move Your Money campaign was a revelation for the 99%, showing us what we could do when we picked a target and joined forces to take action. Hundreds of thousands (700,000+) of new credit union ...
by EagleOfFreedom
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 09:08 AM PST with 19 Recommends
They say timing is everything … and then, once in a while … the stars all align … and there it is … the perfect time, the perfect statement, the perfect opportunity … to make a HUGE, HUGE ...
by OurMissEwenice
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 12:03 PM PST with 22 Recommends
The banks and Wall Street crashed our economy, caused 15 million lay-offs, and GOT REWARDED FOR IT with billions of our tax dollars. Occupy Wall Street represents the best opportunity we have to ...
by taodog
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 12:32 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Many recent diaries and comments have covered or celebrated the removal of funds from large banks and their transfer to smaller, more local financial institutions, primarily credit ...
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 12:33 PM PST with 19 Recommends
“If you owe the bank $100 dollars, that is your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million dollars, that’s the bank’s problem!” This is a popular quote that has at ...
by Neither Nor
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 01:15 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Here on bank transfer day*, some people are proud that they are changing their bank accounts to credit unions since it will poke the eye of big banks. However, while a noble first step, there are ...
by ilmartello
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 09:28 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Here on bank transfer day, some people are proud that they are changing their bank accounts to credit unions since it will poke the eye of big banks. However, while a noble first step, there are ...
by ilmartello
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 01:41 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
If anybody has any lingering doubts about why we need Band Transfer Day, read on....... Bank of America transferred 75 TRILLION of derivatives from their investment side to their commercial banking ...
by citizen blues
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Tomorrow is " Bank Transfer Day. " Thousands of customers will leave Bank of America and the other major banks. Each of those customers has a story. ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 05:12 PM PDT with 104 Recommends
Recently I received a letter in the mail offering me a Capital One credit Card account. Capital One is the banking institution that (1) runs TV commercials with funny "barbarians" in them asking "...
by Steven D
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 07:40 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
A friend of mine shared this video with me this morning. It's a brilliant, simple way to a) get rid of junk mail, b) show credit card companies and big banks ...
by bhonpoo
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 11:16 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Here's a pop quiz: name one employer that gives you a company credit card, but doesn't keep track of your purchases and spending record. Did you guess the U.S. federal government? Congratulations--...
by Dana Liebelson
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 01:36 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The average citizen has no idea what the debt crisis was all about; memebrs of Congress, the President, and much of the media did a poor job expaining it. (Besides, they were all fighting and ...
by brasch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 08:58 AM PDT with 0 Recommends