Two thirds of the US economy depends on consumer spending, and credit cards account for a big proportion of that. But with more and more people struggling to pay their bills, credit card companies are now making it harder. Is anyone looking out for consumers? Is there a need for reform? Also, AIG audaciously issues $165 million in bonus payments, and the Irish language, called Gaelic in the US, is one of thousands of endangered languages.
The Credit Card Economy Comes Home to Roost
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AIG Audaciously Issues 165 Million Dollars in Bonus Payments
Yesterday, Obama administration officials went on TV to deplore the revelation that $165 million in taxpayer dollars will be used for executive bonuses at the failed...
5 min, 59 sec
As the world prepares for another St. Patrick's Day, the traditional Irish language is appearing on green T-shirts and being mangled in pubs. But Irish, or Gaelic, is one of...
5 min, 6 sec