A new class of American consumers could benefit lenders

Jan 07, 2014 Walt Wojciechowski

Many short term lending operations and other financing outlets are wondering what the long term impact of the Great Recession will be on their enterprises. Concerns over borrowing habits have increased, as Americans have shown that they are


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Law enforcement saves company from ID verification failure

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

Consumer fraud and identity theft have been grabbing up many of the headlines in recent years, especially during more risky periods such as the holiday shopping season. While individual-targeted theft represents a significant and widespread


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Inside the latest debt collection discussions in Washington

Jan 07, 2014 Philip Burgess

The debt collection industry has come under scrutiny from several federal and state regulators in recent years, while officials continue to work to develop more modernized compliance requirements given the advancement of technology. The Consumer


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Mobile payments could prove beneficial in natural disasters

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

When natural disasters, such as Typhoon Haiyan or Hurricane Katrina hit, millions of people are often in need of financial assistance. However, it can be difficult to get money to these people due to conditions. One potential solution to this


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Is the US government ready to adopt electronic payments?

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

The use of electronic payment systems has been on the rise in the United States among consumers in recent years. With the advent of the smartphone and proliferation of e-commerce portals, more Americans are starting to make purchases on digital


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