Lawmaker introduces bill to amend criminal background screening

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

For decades, companies across the United States have been using pre-employment criminal record screenings to ensure they are hiring the best candidates possible. In recent years, the practice has come under heavy scrutiny by a number of groups,


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New technology complicates background screening

Dec 11, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Organizations in virtually every industry have had to refine many internal practices in light of new technology, especially when it comes to electronic payments, debt collection and background screening. Decision-makers must ensure that all


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3 reasons why you shouldn't rely on traditional credit data alone

Dec 11, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

Loan officers require comprehensive financial information when assessing consumers' ability to pay back loans. However, they rarely collect all the data necessary to build a solid understanding of whether a person is creditworthy.Traditional


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How alternative credit can improve homeownership rate

Dec 11, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

How alternative credit can improve homeownership rate

Alternative credit data may be able to shore up America's low homeownership rate. 


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Americans most likely to check consumer credit scores before buying cars

Dec 11, 2018 Philip Burgess

Americans most likely to check consumer credit scores before buying cars

U.S. consumers are more likely to check their consumer credit reports prior to buying a car than before purchasing a home or taking out a loan. A recent report on consumer credit trends from freecreditreport.com showed that 32 percent of Americans


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