HSBC Merchants in Trouble – Will they sacrifice your credit?

A look back at 2005 shows HSBC Finance Corporation’s merchants for what they really are. Ever wonder why this bumbling group of merchants decided to align their customers with a predatory lender such as Household International? Through questionable credit card processing, first with Household International and now with HSBC Finance Corporation (they are the same …

Second HSBC Merchant Restates Earnings

Following a similar move by HSBC merchant Saks, General Motors said yesterday it will restate its financial statements for 2001 because they were overstated by about US$300 million ($444 million) to $US400 million. Accounting errors led to the wrong figures for net income from continuing operations, which were overstated by 25 per cent to 35 …

Are GMAC Mortgages or GMAC for Sale?

When considering recent issues with General Motors, identity theft and the GM credit card, combined with the high cost of fuel and slowdowns in the auto industry, one must ask if General Motors is considering the sale of General Motors Acceptance Corporation and GMAC’s residential mortgages. Intelligent minds conclude that GM would not turn to …

New HSBC NV Forum Created

A new dedicated forum for HSBC NV was created on October 17, 2005 within the HSBC Watch forums. Many consumer complaints indicate HSBC NV is now on their credit reports as identity theft or credit card fraud. Although many reports about HSBC NV are found by searching our website, the problem with HSBC NV has …

HSBC Forbids Balance Transfers

“Balance transfers may not be used to make payments to any Beneficial or HSBC credit card including any GM Card, Corvette MasterCard, Union Plus Credit Card, Household Bank or Orchard Bank credit card, or to pay a loan made by any other HFC, Beneficial or HSBC company.” See their terms here. That means you cannot …