Consumer debt could continue to rise

Dec 21, 2018 Philip Burgess

Americans kept debt collection agencies plenty busy in 2012, and that trend may very well continue in the new year.A recent survey by Personal Financial Wellness Scale revealed that more than three-quarters of people nationwide are in danger


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Alternative credit payments could soar during Super Bowl weekend

Dec 21, 2018 Missy Rogers

Alternative credit payments could soar during Super Bowl weekend

Prepaid debit and credit cards are rapidly popularity, albeit for a variety of reason. According to a Fox Business report, alternative credit methods are being used for anything from worker compensation to purchasing groceries. As a result,


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Background screening best practices

Dec 21, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Background screening has been an increasingly important component of the on-boarding process for most enterprises, especially as high-profile instances of failed checks that led to serious issues continue to hit the national media. Criminal


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Auto loans hit highest marks in years, study finds

Dec 21, 2018 Philip Burgess

Debt collection agencies have likely been extremely busy in recent months, largely because of the resurgence of the automotive sector."Auto lending, including leases, is now back to pre-recession levels, driven in part by the very attractive


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Weighing consumer options: 6 forms of alternative lending

Dec 21, 2018 Sean Albert

Unfortunately, many consumers believe banks are the only legitimate sources of financing.Contrary to popular belief, there are a number of alternative lending options people can go to in times of need. Whether a person is looking to borrow


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