More states reforming criminal background screening requirements

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Background screening has been a major topic of discussion among government officials, civil rights advocate groups and business leaders in recent years, especially considering the recovering economy and improving employment situation. Decision-makers


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Illinois joins the 'ban the box' movement

Dec 11, 2018 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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Foreclosures figures paint encouraging picture of borrowers

Dec 10, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

Foreclosures figures paint encouraging picture of borrowers

Foreclosure activity is at its lowest ebb in more than a decade, suggesting borrowers are good loan candidates.


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High home prices fueling demand in fully furnished apartments

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

High home prices fueling demand in fully furnished apartments

More property managers are opting to furnish the apartments, houses and condos that are available for rent, a decision that's proving to be both popular and profitable.


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Cash may still be king after all

Oct 26, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

Cash may still be king after all

Is cash on death's door? To paraphrase Mark Twain, its demise has been greatly over exaggerated.


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