BestBuy Discount for Active Duty Military

Best Buy Stores – the largest electronics retailer, finances their in-store credit card with HSBC Finance Corporation. And who is HSBC Finance Corporation? It’s the new name for high rate predatory lender Household International. Are you looking for a military discount? Our staff here at Household – HSBC Watch has 45 years of active duty …

5 Day Float on Social Security, Military Retirements

For October retirement checks the Federal Reserve transferred Social Security payments and military retirement checks to banks on September 28, 2005, at 1900 hours. With few exceptions, funds were not available to recipients until the nightly update on the night of Monday, 3 October 2005. The banks, therefore, got to use your money for five …

UMUC – Household International Comes Full Circle With Anti Military Showing

Now that UMUC (University of Maryland) allowed former predatory lender Household International in the door, we are starting to see the bad effects, said consumer advocates at Household – HSBC Watch. HSBC purchased Household International but problems with predatory lending remain, according to the group. Here are some quotes: “I have an account with HSBC …

UMUC HSBC — North America Military Financial Education Center

The UMUC HSBC — North America Military Financial Education Center, in the opinion of retired military at Household – HSBC Watch, is a travesty perpetrated on unsuspecting students, both military and civilian. HSBC North America’s system includes predatory and disgraced lender Household International. Now called HSBC Finance Corporation, Household International and UMUC formed a partnership …

Military PCS Moves a Problem

Active duty service members are reporting an ongoing problem with HSBC – Household International, according to watchdogs at Household – HSBC Watch. Reports received for the last four years indicate problems with receiving statements and bills following a PCS (permanent change of station) move. Reports indicate that the service members generally receive all of their …