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food news

Man Arrested After Robbing Two Banks Using Nothing But an Avocado

The alleged robber made off with nearly US $8,000 from two separate incidents before his weapon was revealed to be a fruit.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.7.19
Digital ID

Canadian Banks and Telecoms Are Collaborating on a Digital ID System

Verified.Me will allow people to consent to an institution sharing their data to verify their identity or access services.
Bryson Masse
5.2.19
banks

How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown

Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.
Funto Omojola
1.11.19
spending

Don’t Buy This: There's No Reason to Pay Maintenance Fees on Your Bank Account

You shouldn't have to pay your bank for the privilege of storing your money for you. Here’s how to avoid these fees entirely.
Funto Omojola
1.9.19
Money Goals

If You're Not Earning Two Percent Interest on Your Savings, You're Doing It Wrong

Rising rates are good news for savers. Here are 11 banks offering high savings rates even if you have hardly any money to save in the first place.
FREE Staff
11.19.18
Late Capitalism

Wells Fargo: You Can’t Sue Because You Should Have Known We Misled You

A new legal argument from the extremely shady bank is basically: "We can't be trusted to tell the actual truth." And it might work.
David Dayen
11.15.18
Views My Own

The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.
Matt Stoller
9.13.18
money brain

Don’t Buy This: Only Suckers Pay ATM Fees

There's really no reason to pay an ATM fee ever again.
Gina Ragusa
8.6.18
money brain

Dump Your Bank and Join a Credit Union Instead

If your bank is taking too much of your hard-earned cash in fees, all while denying you decent interest rates on your checking and savings accounts, it may be time to switch to a credit union.
Gina Ragusa
7.11.18
Late Capitalism

Goldman Sachs Is Worried Your Rising Pay Will Hurt Rich People

The latest reminder that American capitalism is in a dark, dark place.
Matt Taylor
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

It Might Be Time to Leave Your Big Bank

On today's episode, Allie Conti considers the pros and cons of major institutions like Wells Fargo, and smaller, less popular community banks and credit unions.
VICE Staff
6.20.18
Views My Own

Amazon Is Too Big to Tax and It's Terrifying

The mega corporation led by the richest man in the world is flexing its political muscle more than ever. You should be worried.
Matt Taylor
6.13.18
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