It seems that Houstonians are getting pretty darn comfortable swiping that plastic at the register again. So comfortable, in fact, that Houston has become the top city in the United States for rising credit card debt. We've finally made it onto the top of a list for something other than pollution, t ... More >>
If you happened to need a sub-prime auto loan sometime in the past few years, and you happened to get said sub-prime loan from Houston's First Investors Financial Services Group, you may want to check your credit score. Seriously. These guys might have screwed you over. Last week, First Investors ... More >>
Sunday evening while I was out for a jog, my car was broken into and my purse was stolen. By some miracle of paranoia, I happened to have both my cell phone and wallet with me on the run, not for fear of them getting jacked, but because I'm always worried I might get lost, or need my ID if I ... More >>
Just give 'em John Doe's number, he won't mind.Attorney General Greg Abbott is warning any Texans whose Social Security numbers were inadvertently exposed by the state government to, ummm, not just hand out that info to anyone calling to try to "confirm" things. More than three million emplo ... More >>
Someone gets your social, ruins your credit, upends your life. And gets away free and clear.
The Money Lady reads from I Cant Afford to Marry You
Rent-to-own stores, pawnshops, payday lenders -- it's hope for sale, with interest
Scott Wizig's bread and butter is first-time home buyers with bad credit. He says he's making dreams come true, but many say dealing with him has been a nightmare.
About to be booted from the Fourth Ward, poor people are being told they are too poor to qualify for public housing in Houston
Is a state rep taking Houston's poor for a ride on the law of the lend?