Champion Mortage's portfolio acquired by once shady lender

A nightmare for homeowners everywhere might be in the near future as HSBC Finance Corporation bought Champion Mortage’s portfolio recently. You may remember HSBC Finance by their old name – Household International – and the nation’s largest predatory lending settlement. Or perhaps you recognize the from racketeering charges with their high interest rate tax loan …

H&R Block Inc makes changes after lawsuit

H&R Block Inc. on Tuesday announced that it will change its refund-anticipation loan program to make sure customers fully understand it and realize their debts could affect their loan. The changes to the program, in which H&R Block lends customers the money they expect to receive from a tax refund, comes two months after a …