Millennials may be unaware of the negative consequences identity theft brings

Nov 04, 2013 Dave King

Identity theft is a crime that can impact people in numerous ways, perhaps the most significant being damage to consumer credit scores. In a perfect world, Americans would be able to avoid identity theft altogether, but that typically isn't


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Mobile payments a small but rapidly growing portion of total commerce

Nov 03, 2013 Dave King

Mobile payments a small but rapidly growing portion of total commerce

Just as credit and debit cards have made paper money less prevalent, smartphones may be set to overtake plastic as consumers' preferred payment method. Despite the considerable ground mobile payments still have to gain, the technology seems


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Some individuals have unwarranted fears about online lending

Nov 03, 2013 Sean Albert

Some individuals have unwarranted fears about online lending

Though the nation is well on its way to recovery after years of contending with the Great Recession, there are few individuals who would say that the United States is thriving. Sure, this might not be the case in a few months after the winter


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When three numbers make a world of difference

Nov 03, 2013 Sean Albert

When three numbers make a world of difference

There are so many financial things that consumers have to worry about every day, from how they're going to buy their lunches to whether or not they have enough money in the bank to cover a specific bill. Because we live in a society that seems


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New York City's debt collection scrutiny shows cross-industry impact

Nov 03, 2013 Philip Burgess

Debt collection agencies can often find the regulatory landscape confusing and dangerous. Because financial laws have changed rapidly over the last few years, many collection firms have trouble keeping up with the adaptations to state and federal


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