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How a Hip-Hop Mogul's Company Made a Mess of People's Finances

How a Hip-Hop Mogul's Company Made a Mess of People's Finances

Russell Simmons said he founded RushCard in 2003 with the goal of reducing the cost of poverty for those who live in it. Russell Simmons was fed up with the fees. The hip-hop personality was concerned that poor Americans without bank accounts were ... NDTV, 4 weeks ago
Final Call

Russell Simmons Speaks Out On Rushcard Glitch

Russell Simmons hasn't slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn't access their own money and were locked out of their accounts, due to a computer glitch, leaving some unable to make rent payments, pay utility ...
 Final Call1 week ago RushCard users finally have access to their money  New York Post3 weeks ago RushCard Locks Out the Poor From Their Money for...  Mother Jones1 month ago Why We Should Be Talking About Russell Simmons RushCard Fiasco  Slate Magazine1 month ago

Susan Tompor: RushCard's glitch puts prepaid cards in spotlight

The financial lockdown that hit RushCard customers - and prevented them from being able to use their own money for days to pay their rent, buy groceries and cover their bills - shouldn't be ignored by everyone else. "At the end of the day, we're ...
 Miami Herald3 weeks ago Detroit Free Press Susan Tompor column [Detroit Free Press]  Bloomberg3 weeks ago

Government watchdog to monitor RushCard fiasco

Federal regulators on Friday said they will help make whole the thousands of customers who were kept from their money for more than a week after the pre-paid card provider RushCard battled technical problems. The head of the Consumer Financial ...
 Washington Post1 month ago

Cost of not having a bank account? $40,000

What's a bank account worth? The recent trouble at Russell Simmons' RushCard prepaid card has thrown the potential consequences of trying to live without an account into sharp relief. Banks have their share of customer service issues and ...
 Bankrate.com1 month ago

Crisis at RushCard hitting customers hard

Jared Milgrim/The Photo Access/The World Access/Corbis RushCard, the prepaid debit card marketed by business mogul and hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, is in the midst of a crisis. Last week, the company moved its customer accounts from one ...
 Bankrate.com1 month ago

CFPB Rushes to Aid of RushCard Customers; Will Industry Face Fallout?

Why it matters A recent technical glitch for a major prepaid card could result in greater oversight for the industry as a whole. In October, consumers using prepaid RushCards were suddenly unable to access their funds. The company blamed ...
 JD Supra1 week ago
Yahoo! Finance

RushCard disruption reveals why prepaid debit cards should not exist at all

It's a sad truth of American life that the poorer you are the more you pay for banking. And as thousands of Americans have discovered this month, it can also be very perilous to live outside the mainstream banking system. But there may be a solution ...
 ExecReview.com1 month ago Help! I Can't Get My Money From My Prepaid Card  Yahoo! Finance1 month ago
ACQ Magazine

RushCard Breakdown Affects Thousands of Prepaid Debit Card Users

A woman in Philadelphia was turned away from a McDonald's when her card was declined. Another woman, in Decatur, Ga., couldn't pay for her husband's heart medication. And an autoworker in Detroit accepted food from colleagues because she had no ...
 ACQ Magazine1 month ago

Slovakian Man Who Raped An 18 Year Old Woman After Dragging Her From A Bus Stop And Battering Her Repeatedly With A Stone 'Did Not Care Whether She Lived Or Died'

Thousands of Financially Vulnerable People Using Russell Simmons's Rushcard Just Got Screwed 16 minutes ago 1 A 22-year-old man who brutally raped an 18-year-old woman after dragging her from a bus stop and battering her repeatedly with a ...
 NewsGrio1 month ago
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