Pre-owned vehicles see substantial price hike

Jun 02, 2011 Brian Bradley

Pre-owned vehicles see substantial price hike

Buying a used car typically was reserved for the more thrifty consumer, or for parents looking to buy their teenage son or daughter their first vehicle.However, teens craving the smell of the open road may be forced to save their money for


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Some still ignoring value of alternative consumer credit data

Jun 01, 2011 Brian Bradley

Some still ignoring value of alternative consumer credit data

While many consumers have found it difficult to maintain a high credit score, some financial experts claim individuals can take advantage of another measure to improve their score - alternative consumer credit data.In a recent column for the


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Wisconsin voter photo ID bill signed into legislation

Jun 01, 2011 Brian Bradley

Wisconsin voter photo ID bill signed into legislation

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker recently signed a bill that will require photo identification to be shown at the polls. Although poll workers will be required to begin asking for photo IDs at the state Senate recall elections in July, voters


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Massachusetts town may enlist professional debt collectors to chase school lunch debts

May 28, 2011 Mike Garretson

Massachusetts town may enlist professional debt collectors to chase school lunch debts

The town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, is considering appointing debt collection constables to collect unpaid school lunch fees from local families, according to the Wellesley Patch.Currently, the school district is owed more than $36,000 by


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Social networking ascent differs from dot com bubble

May 28, 2011 Karen Umpierre

A generous business valuation of social media website LinkedIn's stock has many experts and professionals believing a new tech bubble may be on the horizon.Crain's New York Business reports that LinkedIn saw its shares rise to $94.25


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