Delaware court adopts debt collection transparency directive

Jun 08, 2011 Mike Garretson

Delaware court adopts debt collection transparency directive

In response to the rising number of consumers defaulting on lawsuits related to debt collection actions, the Delaware Court of Common Pleas recently approved an administrative directive intended to make the process more transparent for debtors,


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Credit unions to get into short term lending game

Jun 08, 2011 Todd Milner

While many people use credit unions as an alternative to traditional bank lenders, in recent years the institutions have become a player in a different financial sector, short-term financing. The Washington Post reports that thanks to relaxed


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Contractors in Delaware may be screened

Jun 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Contractors in Delaware may be screened

In an effort to increase the safety of children on school grounds, a bill has been passed to the Delaware state Senate that would require contractors to submit to background checks, The Newark Post reports."Currently, teachers, custodians


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Auto loan delinquencies decline due to increased consumer confidence

Jun 07, 2011 Brian Bradley

As some consumers begin to climb out of debt following the recession, paying auto loans has become less of a burden. According to data from consumer credit reporting company TransUnion, 60-day auto loan delinquency rates recently hit their


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Bus driver background checks approved by New York Senate

Jun 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Bus driver background checks approved by New York Senate

The New York State Senate recently passed legislation requiring all new bus drivers to submit to a criminal history background check in response to several recent bus crashes.The law, which already covers school bus drivers, would affect bus


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