Why Americans Find Predatory Lending Offensive

Author’s Note: I wrote this article in 2002. It has been copied, stolen, and reused without permission or credit given. When I wrote this article I was working as a government contractor in the years after I retired from the Marine Corps. Referencing Google Authority and copyright laws, I’m republishing my original work as follows: …

Third Anniversary of Lehman Brothers Collapse

Thursday, September 15, 2011, marked the third anniversary of Lehman Brothers failure, which occurred as doubts about the firm’s solvency caused other banks to stop providing short-term loans, leaving Lehman unable to conduct business. Its collapse nearly brought down the US banking system and sent shock waves through the world economy that are still being …