09 Jul 2014

Sweatpants Are All That Fit Me Right Now (and Other Things I Would Like to Tell Bill Collectors)

Just a regular Tuesday night… It may have been a hard 10 years since Mean Girls was released in theaters, where Regina George experienced a cataclysmic fall from the social hierarchy. But it seems now, more than ever, the rules still apply; different scenarios. More money. Same rules. When I

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
13 Oct 2009

Broke Ass Financial Coaching: Overdrafts and Other Bank BS pt. 2

Most banks automatically give you overdraft protection, the fees upwards of $30 when you overdraft. Oh Thank YOU! Wow. The guy who invented “automatic overdraft protection” made the banks billions and billions of dollars, for the convenience factor. You know when you are out fine dining you don’t want to be embarrassed that your card was declined, oh no! Well the fear of worrying what others think of our financial situation sure is motivating.

Don’t you think the technology exists for your card to simply be declined when you don’t have any money left in your account? Why would the banks implement something so seemingly customer service oriented and give up billions of dollars? Right.

Outside of a desperate or survival mode purchase, wouldn’t you prefer for the card to be declined instead of paying a $35 fee on top of a $3.00 coffee purchase?

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 0