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Death Bonds

Zach Carter

Another Rick Perry Staffer Ensnared In Teacher Death Bond Scheme | Zach Carter | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Governor Rick Perry's ties to Swiss banking giant UBS go beyond his relationship with former Sen. Phil Gramm (R-Texas). Perry's cu...

Death Bonds: Watch Big Banks Make a Killing (Literally)

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sally Kohn

Goldman Sachs and other bailed out banks are putting big bucks into death bonds. When their last sub-prime mortgage scam went bust, we lost our houses. This time, we'll lose our lives.

Death Bonds: Wall Street Teams Up With Insurance Companies to Kill People, Reap Profits

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

Any doubt that a private monopoly of our nation's health care system is dangerous should be removed by the news that Wall Street plans to profit from people not living to collect their life insurance.

McCain Econ Adviser Sold Bizarre "Death Bonds"

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For weeks now, John McCain's presidential campaign has faced awkward questions about the outside activities of several top advisers. Add one more name...

Profiting From Death Bonds

Los Angeles Times | Marc Lifsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Selma Mannheim is one of a growing number of older Americans and their relatives who are taking advantage of a booming life-settlement industry that i...