Challenges mount against HSBC refund-anticipation loans

Most sued and former executive of HSBC and CEO of predatory lender Household International William F. Aldinger III once boasted that his company ‘invented tax refund loans’ – and they are proud of it. Household, and later HSBC, partnered with H&R Block. H&R Block CEO Mark Ernst appeared eager to turn the page on a …

Bob Ney, Friend of HSBC and Household International – GUILTY

As those of us here at Household – HSBC Watch predicted years ago Representative Bob Ney of Ohio has finally fallen from grace. Rep. Robert Ney (R-OH) accepted thousands of dollars in gambling chips from a businessman who wanted help selling U.S. airplane parts to prohibited countries. That charge is one of several Ney pleaded …

eBay Guitar Finder Supports Advocacy Program

The eBay Guitar Finder – your fastest locator of guitar and bass guitars on eBay – announced a joint agreement with Household HSBC Watch consumer advocates today. A portion of ongoing compensation from their operation will be donated to the consumer advocacy program at Household – HSBC Watch. They became the fourth merchant to support …

Andy Asks About Web Traffic

Andy Maurer said in a recent email “You guys are complete idiots! Does anyone even look at this dumb ass site anymore? I have a tip………Get a freaking life!” Well Andy the latest report is in. For the week in which we received your email we had over 3300 visitors who looked at almost 10,000 …