New York lawmakers show desire to prohibit consumer credit data sales

Dec 17, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

State lawmakers in New York are considering banning the practice of selling consumer credit reports that are used in pre-employment screenings. The Legislative Gazette recently reported that a bill that would have placed limitations on the


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Never skimp on oversight when ACH cards are in play

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

ACH cards continue to become more popular among enterprises and financial institutions, as these automated payments can improve the efficiency of payroll and other regular obligations while yielding increased convenience for employees, vendors


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Mail theft often leads to identity theft

Dec 17, 2019 Dave King

Mail theft often leads to identity theft

Identity theft is a crime that occurs nearly every day, and many consumers have no idea what they can do to prevent it from happening. One of the most common causes is mail theft, as criminals attempt to steal personal information from bank


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Louisiana short term loan bill moves to the Senate

Dec 17, 2019 Quinn Thomas

Louisiana short term loan bill moves to the Senate

Louisiana Senate Bill 84 has gone through substantial rewrites by the state Senate committee and will now move on to the Senate. Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, was the initial proponent for the bill which was intended to increase the regulation


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Louisiana debt collection office to fund State Troopers

Dec 17, 2019 Philip Burgess

Louisiana debt collection office to fund State Troopers

A new state-run debt collection office in Louisiana will help fund the state's police force. The Times Picayune reported that recent legislation that established a statewide collection agency will help support State Trooper education. For five


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