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*PLEASE SIGN* Restore Basic Consumer Protection to Student Loans
Business  (tags: student loans, Bankruptcy, consumer fairness )

- 1669 days ago -
Bet that anyone with Student Loans knows that they are the only kind of financial instrument that cannot be modified in bankruptcy. Can we please fix this?
Bumbling, Blame and Bankruptcy in Wake of West Virginia Chemical Spill
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bankruptcy, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, environment, government, labor, lies, law, money, politics, society )

- 1697 days ago -
Last Friday, as lawsuits piled up over the chemical spill that left hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents without potable water for days, Freedom Industries, the company responsible for the leak, declared bankruptcy.
Five Years on: The Lessons of Lehman
Business  (tags: Americans, bankruptcy, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, debt, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, investments, money, politics, society )

- 1830 days ago -
Commentary: The enduring lesson of Lehman Brothers is to abandon lust for credit-driven economic growth.
Billionaire Gets New Sports Arena in Bankrupt Detroit
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bankruptcy, business, corporate, corruption, Detroit, dishonesty, finance, government, marketing, money, politics )

- 1876 days ago -
The headline juxtaposition boggles the mind. You have, on one day, "Detroit Files Largest Municipal Bankruptcy in History." Then on the next, you have "Detroit Plans to Pay For New Red Wings Hockey Arena Despite Bankruptcy."
Coal Company Kicks 10,000 Workers Off Health Carel
Business  (tags: Coal Company, bankruptcy, 10, 000 workers lose healthcare )

- 2007 days ago -
In a corporate sleight-of-hand, the promises won with a lifetime of hard work and hard bargaining disappeared first into a holding company. Now, if the bankruptcy judge agrees, they will disappear into thin air.
The Auto Industry Bailout -- A Classic Case of Crony Capitalism
Business  (tags: Auto Bailout, Crony Capitalism, Obama Administration, Bankruptcy, Barack Obama, Misuse of Public Funds, Obama, Ineffective, Misuse of Public Funds, Obama, Chicago-Style Politics, Boondoggle, Ineptitude )

- 2144 days ago -
Peter Schweizer, in the Washington Times, helps expose the auto industry bailout for what it was -- "a classic tale of cronyism, in which the well-connected sped away with big bucks."
Supreme Court Justices' Take on Bankruptcy
Business  (tags: supreme court, supreme court justices, bankruptcy )

- 2589 days ago -
The Justices of the United States Supreme Court hear a lot of cases. Over the years, even consumer bankruptcy filings have made their way up to the High Court. A Supreme Court decision can give more powers to consumers, creditors or bankruptcy judges. See
Interactive Look At Bankruptcy In The USA
Business  (tags: bankruptcy, usa )

- 2645 days ago -
Every year thousands of Americans accumulate more debt then they can pay back. For many, the only way out is to declare bankruptcy, and have their debts discharged.
U.S. Government Shutdown FAQ's: What You Need To Know
Business  (tags: u.s., politics, government, democrats, republicans, congress, america, americans, business, finance, money, corporate, bankruptcy, debt, spending-bill, federal-deficit, obama, society, family, consumers )

- 2723 days ago -
If the Congress fails to secure a spending bill agreement by Friday, then the U.S. Government will suspend its operations and boy it's not looking too good right now. America does not need this type of financial upheaval during a weak economic recovery!
A Balanced Outlook At US Bankruptcy in 2011
Business  (tags: bankruptcy, america bankcruptcy )

- 2727 days ago -
For a nation consumed by bankruptcy, this information will not be as shocking as it would have been for previous generations. Isn't that fact, itself, reason to be worried? From the state with a 19% increase in bankruptcy filings, to the surprising dip in
Insurance Company Drops Cancer Patient, Veteran, Because He Accidentally Underpaid By Two Cents
Business  (tags: health care, health insurance reform, abuse, dishonesty, americans, economy, Bankruptcy )

- 2790 days ago -
One of the worst abuses of the private health insurance industry is the practice of denying claims to pay for necessary care or revoking the coverage of policyholders for frivolous reasons. A Vietnam veteran from Thornton, Colorado, is the latest victim o
MGM Declares Bankruptcy After Icahn Agrees Plan
Business  (tags: business, Bankruptcy, finance, Society and Culture )

- 2876 days ago -
Legendary Hollywood film studio MGM declared bankruptcy Wednesday, with reorganization plans approved by billionaire investor Carl Icahn under an agreement with Spyglass Entertainment.
';Reasonably High' Chance BP Files for Bankruptcy
Business  (tags: BP, bankruptcy, consumers, business, corporate, oil industry, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, energy, money )

- 3008 days ago -
There is a reasonably high chance that BP could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the next few years, or even months, and the result would be an "absolute horror" for the government, according to bankruptcy expert Peter S. Kaufman.
CIT's Bankruptcy May Help Bondholders and Erase Taxpayer Stake
Business  (tags: business, CIT Group, government, news, bankruptcy, corporate, dishonesty, usa, economy )

- 3243 days ago -
CIT Group Inc.'s decision to seek court protection probably will keep money flowing to bondholders and 1 million customers of the 101-year-old commercial lender. Shareholders and taxpayers won't be as fortunate.
Bashas' Announces 14 Store Closings
Business  (tags: Bankruptcy, closing, store, consumers, money )

- 3327 days ago -
CHANDLER, Ariz. - Bashas' food stores said it plans to ask permission from a judge to close 14 underperforming stores as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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