Earlier this year, the OCC and the Federal Reserve negotiated a settlement with 13 mortgage servicers. They agreed to pay a total of $3.6 billion in cash payments ranging from $300 to $125,000 to all affected borrowers. […]
The program, which provides low-income students with financial aid they do not have to repay, was projected to face an $18.3 billion shortfall during 2012-2013 academic year because of an increase in need. […]
One of these forms of exploitation that Rev. Jackson notes is the high cost of making a phone call in the Cook County Jail.
In Cook County jails, prisoners are charged as much as $15 a call to be in touch with their relatives.