Companies at risk for losing consumer credit data

Apr 15, 2014 Dave King

For organizations handling a large amount of consumer credit data, it's imperative that they diligently observe the actions of their employees and customers. Financial institutions across the United States are constantly on the lookout for


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Children are a growing target for identity theft

Apr 14, 2014 Walt Wojciechowski

Parents and businesses may be startled to learn that children are a growing target for identity theft. Companies should take steps to protect even their youngest customers from fraud that may ruin their consumer credit reports. Staggering numbers Children


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Louisiana short term loan bill moves to the Senate

Apr 11, 2014 Quinn Thomas

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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Legislators reevaluate short term lending laws

Apr 08, 2014 Quinn Thomas

Though short term lenders provide those in need with feasible financial assistance, lawmakers throughout the United States have implemented laws designed to hinder their capabilities. Some legislatures prevent them from loaning to people with


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Alternative credit scores are gaining popularity

Apr 02, 2014 Sean Albert

Economic struggles over the past decade have impacted the credit scores of many Americans. This harm to a traditional credit score can be part of a vicious cycle, according to Consumerist. A low credit score can make getting a good loan arduous,


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