Stacey Hopkins pays half a month’s rent after a new owner moves into the building and changes the due date for rent checks. But now she’s being charged a late fee. What’s going on? “A late fee? But I paid my rent on time!”
When Kim DeBiase ends her lease for a Hyundai Sonata, the dealership demands a $400 payment for a disposition fee. And that puts her in a bad disposition. Does she really have to fork over the money?
“Hey, what’s this disposition fee from Hyundai?”
Look out — the hotel “convenience” wave is spreading.
“At hotels, ‘for your convenience’ rarely is”
When Otis Millbrook Jr. applies for a new, low-income home in California, his application is turned down. But not before the company extracts a $70 “application” fee. Is that right? “The surprise $70 “application” fee wasn’t so visionary”
If you don’t trust your bank, you’re in good company. With financial regulations unraveling, and in the wake of several shocking banking scandals, it’s remarkable we haven’t all switched to a digital crypto-currency like Bitcoin and ditched our financial institutions. “How does your bank lie to you? Let me count the ways.”