Illinois joins the 'ban the box' movement

Nov 06, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background checks, particularly criminal and background ones, are a common practice among employers who are seeking to verify applicants' levels of responsibility and trustworthiness. However, these checks have faced opposition for various


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Beware: False health care websites target identities

Nov 06, 2013 Dave King

Beware: False health care websites target identities

The deployment of the federal health care marketplace has been plagued with issues, from outages to long waiting times and inability to actually access the website. However, there is another problem that the government may not have anticipated:


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Recovery doesn't come easy

Nov 06, 2013 Simon Williams

Recovery doesn't come easy

No matter profession or financial situation, at some point, the majority of us have gotten into dire straits where finances are concerned. Whether that means not having enough in your bank account to justify a recent purchase - and therefore


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More evidence that ID theft is out of control

Nov 06, 2013 Dave King

In recent years, identity theft has largely spun out of control in the United States, as hackers and other criminals continue to successfully steal sensitive information and use it against their victims. Although the federal government and


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Leverage prepaid cards this holiday season

Nov 05, 2013 Dave King

Electronic payments have rapidly become some of the most preferred transaction methods in the current consumer landscape, while many businesses have converted their accounts payable and receivable processes into digital formats. Additionally,


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