There are now more payday loan stores in the United States than McDonald's restaurants. An estimated 12 million borrowers who lack access to credit elsewhere turn to payday lenders.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto weighed in, responding, "I was elected to represent the people of Pittsburgh, not Philadelphia."
"The optics of this can be pretty tough to explain," said David F. Larcker, an accounting professor at Stanford University who studies executive compensation. "To the typical worker, this seems pretty unfair."
"If you think about it, every time we use the Social Security number you put it at risk. By interacting with it, you've given a key piece of information out publicly" says White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce.
If you're thinking about buying new windows, know that choosing a good installer is as important as choosing the right windows. Companies differ greatly in the quality of work they do and in the prices they charge.
President Trump owns more than 500 companies that would benefit from a special tax rate reduction included in his plan.
There's good news and bad news for consumers on the Equifax front.
It's happening: Cable TV without cable boxes and wires.
The technology first developed in the 1960s has been mostly relegated to the realm of government agencies and high-security firms. But if it follows the same path as Apples previous rollouts, its just a matter of time before it pops up in homes, stores, and on other phones, too.
The cable/media giant is cutting its losses with Watchable, a not-different-enough alternative to YouTube.
Equifax can and must do more to mop up its mess and aid consumers, say Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro and a growing gang of fellow AGs.
Equifax wanted consumers to waive their right to sue it in return for a year of free credit monitoring. It backed down, but what happens after the year is up?
Amazing OLED screens, facial recognition, twin-lens photo shooting, and wireless induction charging are the big come-ons in the new $1,000-plus Apple and Samsung phones. Will you bite?
More than 140 million U.S. consumers have had their personal information stolen. It's time to put your guard up.