Will there be a focus on short term lending for years?

Nov 07, 2013 Simon Williams

During the years of the global recession, there wasn't a lot of criticism of the short term lending industry. Instead, many consumers and organizations alike focused their complaints on the government and high street banks, because they stopped


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The increasing value of alternative financial services

Nov 07, 2013 Sean Albert

Alternative financial services have become far more popular among small business owners in the past several years, especially considering the harsh effects the recession had on traditional lenders. Although financial institutions are beginning


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Security imperative for electronic payments success

Nov 06, 2013 Dave King

Security imperative for electronic payments success

Electronic payments continue to become more popular among the modern consumer landscape, as well as with businesses in a variety of sectors. Between ACH cards and mobile transaction processing, electronic payments are outpacing other methods


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Americans daily spending up in October

Nov 06, 2013 Quinn Thomas

In preparation for the holiday season, Americans generally begin to spend more money in October. Despite the fact that the government shut down for an extended period of time in the month, consumers increased daily spending in the first month


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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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