Rising home prices help boost household wealth

Nov 08, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Following the financial crisis five years ago, home prices were slashed, which impacted the spending power of millions of Americans. In recent years, prices have experienced strong appreciation, helping boost household wealth. This trend continued


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UK economy to reap benefits from mobile payments

Nov 08, 2013 Simon Williams

Mobile payments have been touted as the next iteration of purchasing ease, making the shopping process quick and simple. However, a recent report from the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr) found that this mode electronic payments


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Alternative lenders leverage new technology for better outcomes

Nov 08, 2013 Sean Albert

Throughout the past several years, alternative lenders have maintained much higher approval rates than traditional banks and financial institutions. This trend has helped many small business owners get the financing they need to open new businesses


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Debt collection enforcement reform underway in Washington

Nov 08, 2013 Philip Burgess

Recent increases in both debt collection activity and complaints against agencies in the sector have led to vast movement among officials in Washington and many state governments. Collectors need to ensure that they are keeping up with the


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3 steps for creating better mobile payment systems

Nov 08, 2013 Dave King

Mobile payments have been labeled as the next big thing in the transaction processing industry for the last several years. Despite experts' predictions that mobile sales would take over the market, progress has not been as significant as many


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