Changing the Precision of Predictive Analytics in Consumer Credit

Nov 22, 2010 Matt Vitko

Not long after the Dallas Cowboys unveiled the largest HD 1080p video screen in the world,  buzz from those who had a chance to see the video display in person described the quality to be so detailed that the Dallas cheerleaders had to


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Check Fraud - New Standards of Care Required

Oct 14, 2010 Matt Vitko

Check fraud is an increasing economic crime these days and no business is immune to this threat.  Yet many companies have not taken the probability of check fraud seriously, especially because banks were often held responsible for check


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Payday Loan Companies Continue To Grow Through Pawn Shop Expansion

Aug 05, 2010 Matt Vitko

Cash America International announced Monday that it agreed to buy a 39-store pawn shop chain that operates in Washington state and Arizona.  The $70 million cash and stock acquisition of Maxit Financial will bring to more than 1,100 the


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Online Payday Lending - What is the Difference

Aug 04, 2010 Matt Vitko

These days, the Internet makes nearly everything faster, easier, and more convenient including your payday loan. Getting a short term loan has even become more convenient with the growing number of online payday loan sites. And with current


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President Obama signs Dodd-Frank Act

Jul 21, 2010 Matt Vitko

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has been signed by President Obama and represents a major overhaul of U.S. financial regulations aimed at preventing future crises as well as imposing new restrictions on certain


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