Articles Tagged with money

It’s Not My Bill, Woman Sues Debt Collector Wins $83 Million

Woman wins $83 in debt collector lawsuit

A Missouri woman won $83 million in a lawsuit against a debt collector who tried to sue her for a credit card bill that wasn’t hers. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, acted maliciously when it tried to squeeze $1,000 from Maria Guadalupe Mejia when the debt actually belonged to a man in another state with a… Read more »

Women On 20s: Should Andrew Jackson Be Removed From The $20 Bill?

women on 20s

Andrew Jackson will lose his honored spot on the $20 bill if the Women on 20s movement succeeds. The advocacy group reportedly believes that placing a woman on the $20 bill will spur equal rights gains. The removal of the seventh president of the United States from the bill coincides with the 100th anniversary of… Read more »

‘Million Dollar Listing’ Star Gets Caught Up In Kidnapping Scam

Michael Lorber got caught up in kidnapping scheme

Million Dollar Listing star Michael Lorber may not be an agent you associate with the success of the show, but Lorber was actually on the very first season of Million Dollar Listing: New York alongside Fredrik Eklund and Ryan Serhant. On the show, Michael was very shy and quiet compared to the two other agents,… Read more »

Congress Passes The ABLE Act To Benefit Disabled Children

The ABLE Act helps parents plan for the futures of their children with disabilities.

In a huge show of bipartisan support, the ABLE Act passed congress with a 404-17 vote on Wednesday. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, known as the ABLE Act, is aimed at helping parents provide for the future of their children who have disabilities without worrying about penalties or other obstacles. The new bill… Read more »

Minimum Wage Workers Earn Less Money Than Welfare Recipients

Minimum Wage Earnings

Minimum wage laws are designed to reduce poverty and provide income equality for the American workforce. However, economists vary in their opinion of what a lower wage can buy. Moreover, millions of part-time workers continue their struggle to live on a bare minimum wage earning. On the other hand, this last August, Fox News reported… Read more »

Dunkin’ Donuts Gives Money To Deserving Students

Dunkin' Donuts awarded $50,000 to deserving students on Tuesday.

The price of higher education has gotten so high that many parents begin saving for their children’s college expenses as early as the day they learn they’re pregnant. Some families find it impossible to aid their children with university costs, relying on financial aid and scholarships. For the past 10 years, Dunkin’ Donuts has been… Read more »