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Survey: 9-in-10 Christian Consumers Think Payday Loans Hurt Borrowers

Expensive. Harmful. Predatory. Those are just a few of the words that members of faith-based groups used to describe payday and auto-title loans in a recent report that asked congregants in 30 states to detail their experience with the short-term, high-cost loans and similar financial products. [More]

Patton Oswalt’s “Brand Tweets” Are Awesome, But Probably Not What Your Boss Wanted

Patton Oswalt’s “Brand Tweets” Are Awesome, But Probably Not What Your Boss Wanted

First things first: If you don’t like naughty language (think: word for genitalia that rhymes with “clock”), you’re probably not going to want to read Patton Oswalt’s Twitter response to a company asking if he’d like to get paid for tweeting about popular brands. If you don’t mind a bit of potty talk and some rather cringeworthy topics, then you’re gonna love everything the comedian said. Because it’s relentlessly harsh and awesome and happy new year to us all. [More]