The HSBC Monitor

In 2009 HSBC launched “The Climate Confidence Monitor” which is a global piece of research carried out by the HSBC Climate Partnership to measure and track consumer attitudes in twelve countries and territories on climate change issues. Isn’t that sweet? Since HSBC is now seven years removed from the bank’s ill-advised purchase of predatory lender …

An Obituary for HSBC Consumer Finance

What happens when HSBC dives in to subprime, takes a huge multibillion dollar loss, turns tail and runs away from customers, and alienates as many US citizens as possible? Wells Fargo has become the largest Western bank when measured by its stock market value after it leapfrogged rivals HSBC and JP Morgan last year. I …

Today’s 5 Complaints from real HSBC customers

AS in Maryland said: “I lost my job back in September 2008 and subsequently fell back on my mortgage payments. HSBC refused to modify my 12.375% second mortgage. I subsequently started making payments and HSBC applied those payments to the prior months I misssed and reported both the months I missed and the months I …