States vary on debt collector licensing

May 12, 2014 Philip Burgess

There are various industries in which major players have to hold a license in order to keep their jobs. Everyone from doctors to real estate agents have to be licensed, because it proves that these individuals are well-versed in the laws and

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What short term lending critics have wrong

May 09, 2014 Quinn Thomas

Across the nation, there have been various lawmakers and consumers' rights activists who have been exceedingly outspoken about the short term lending industry. These individuals are known for constantly sharing their opinions with various media

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Short term lending remains safe, new offers in place

May 08, 2014 Philip Burgess

Despite the fact that short term lending provides those who have fallen on hard times with a way out of a financial bind, lawmakers throughout the United States have acted on inaccurate, biased perceptions of the practice by proposing laws

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Wisconsin law aims to protect children from identity theft

May 06, 2014 Dave King

Children are often targets of identity theft because of their clean credit histories. If victimized, consumer credit scores of young consumers can be damaged before they even have their first credit card. For this reason, Wisconsin recently

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Apple could be building mobile payment system

May 05, 2014 Dave King

With the ever-growing popularity of smart phones, businesses are beginning to make the transition to the mobile payments space. According to Yahoo, sources have said Apple is looking into solutions that would turn the iPhone into a virtual

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