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Pay Day Loan Industry

It Only Cost $31,000? Really?

Michael Kieschnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Kieschnick

There are few more vicious participants in the economy than the so-called "pay day lenders" -- those storefront practitioners of loan sharking that prey on the working poor.

Mackonomics: 1 Recession = Millions of Financial Leeches to Suck You Dry!

Ryan Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ryan Mack

With an economy that is in a recession that feels like a depression in many cities across the country ... the sharks (financial predators) are in the water.

The Dominance of the Financial Sector Has Become a Mortal Danger to Our Economic Security

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The financial sector, including the big insurance companies, has morphed into a cancer growing on our economy -- a cancer that could easily strangle our prospects for long-term economic security.