City Council Weighs Banning Credit Checks On Job Applicants
The city council is moving toward abolishing the pernicious practice of allowing employers to run credit checks on prospective hires.
Updated: Jan 16, 2015 2:41 PM
The City Spends More Than $167K On Each Individual Prisoner
There were a total 12,287 inmates housed in city cells last year, meaning the city paid more than $2 million to feed, house and guard each of them.
Updated: Aug 23, 2013 5:01 PM
MTA Now Offering Monthly Data Dumps
Awesome news if spreadsheets are your kind of thing–or you keep forgetting to refill your Ambien prescription.
Updated: Feb 22, 2013 3:40 PM
Arts & Entertainment
How Much Is Your Cable Habit REALLY Costing You?
All that money you're putting towards cable each month could basically be your million dollar retirement fund.
Updated: Dec 29, 2011 12:18 PM
Finances Causing Strife At Occupy Wall Street As Drummers Threaten To Splinter Off
As more money flows into OWS, their makeshift financial hierarchy is struggling to accomodate everyone's needs. And it's gotten so bad that the disgruntled drummers have even allegedly threatened to splinter off!
Updated: Oct 23, 2011 2:21 PM
Another Arrest Warrant Issued For Eddy Curry
A judge in Chicago issued an arrest warrant for Knicks center
Updated: Jul 30, 2010 12:34 PM
Jay-Z and Flake Pull Out Of Aqueduct Deal
Instead of disclosing information about their personal finances and their spouses'
Updated: Mar 9, 2010 3:01 PM
Paterson: NY Not Broke (But Close To It!)
Governor Paterson was saying "I told you so" yesterday when discussing
Updated: Jan 1, 2010 11:24 AM
Small Salary Living In The City
Amanda Ernst is dancing for pennies as the new editor of
Updated: Oct 12, 2009 3:19 PM
Really, Rangel? More Questions About Rep's Finances
News about Rep. Charles Rangel's assets—and his problems disclosing them—continues to
Updated: Aug 29, 2009 4:48 PM
East River Toll Plan Outcry Prompts MTA Finance Audit
Photograph of the Manhattan Bridge through the Brooklyn Bridge by wallyg
Updated: Mar 3, 2009 9:52 AM
Damon Dash Pretty Much F*cked (Financially)
This summer Roc-a-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash received a warning from his
Updated: Nov 14, 2008 3:16 PM
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