Howard F. Martinez

Ethics watchdog releases report on payday loan industry lobbying

It’s become a cycle of desperation for low-income residents with bad credit scores: They take out a high-interest installment loan to get by in tough times and soon rack up an unmanageable burden. They pay off old debts with new loans at rates up to 175%. For years, state legislators …

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The 15 Best Lab Diamond Rings of 2022

Our editors independently research, test and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our selected links. Just as brilliant and eye-catching as their natural counterparts, synthetic diamonds have become an increasingly popular choice for engagement rings …

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Free government COVID-19 tests now available to order for delivery

JThe government website where you can order four free COVID-19 home tests and have them shipped to your door is now live and available. Starting today, January 18, you can visit a new federally run website, COVIDtests.gov, and order free rapid home COVID-19 tests. The United States Postal Service (USPS) …

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California company to pay $1.5 million for illegally obtaining financial data from millions of consumers

A Santa Monica company that allegedly tricked millions of consumers into providing sensitive information under the guise of connecting them with lenders will pay $1.5 million in civil penalties imposed by the Federal Trade Commission. ITMedia Solutions LLC, which specializes in lead generation, will also face restrictions on its sale …

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Buy this trendy yellow gold paperclip necklace for $40

Discover startups, services, products and more from our partner StackCommerce. NY Post may be compensated and/or receive an affiliate commission if you purchase through our links. The bad thing about the holiday season? The disappointment when you don’t get the one thing you really wanted. Since your loved ones aren’t …

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Four million payday and home loan customers from Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma must request repayments NOW

MORE than four million payday and home loan customers are being asked to request any repayments that may be owed to them. If you were mis-sold a loan by Provident, Greenwood, or Satsuma, you might be in line for compensation, even if you’ve already paid it back. 1 Provident, Greenwood …

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Woodbridge woman plans wedding as COVID delays cancer surgery

Breadcrumb Links Toronto and the GTA Cassandra Dimaria (right), 30, from Woodbridge, is seen here with her cousin Vanessa Pilieci (left). Photo by Fourni Content of the article Against all odds, Cassandra Dimaria remains calm and understanding. Advertising This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content …

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The future of FinTech in 2022

Financial institutions are looking for new ways to generate income while providing more personalized customer service. Financial Technology or Fintech is a great solution that can help them do both. Fintech companies make it easier for people to monitor their investments, save money by analyzing their spending habits, and find …

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Residents ‘Freeze, Face Homelessness’ After Energy Bills Triple

Manchester residents found themselves ‘frozen or homeless’ after their energy supplier raised prices by 300%. The hugely inflated bills hit people living in a building in New Islington, central Manchester, after their former supplier CNG Energy took office in November. All residents of the building must use the same boiler …

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