Debt collection agencies must act within the law

May 26, 2011 Mike Garretson

The debt collection field is one of the country's fast-growing industries, with more and more people unable to pay bills on time, leaving companies to pursue the money they are owed. Nothing can be more frustrating for a business owner


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Car title lending a booming business in Virginia

May 26, 2011 Todd Milner

Car title lending a booming business in Virginia

More than $21 million worth of car title loans have been given out in Virginia since last October, when the industry began to be regulated."It shows that it's needed," said Scott Johnson of Community Loans of America. "It


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Ford looks to boost credit rating

May 26, 2011 Brian Bradley

One of Detroit's Big Three automakers recently announced that it was close to boosting its credit rating from junk bond status.Bloomberg reports that Ford Motor Company, the fourth largest issuer of junk bonds last year, is attempting to


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When employers use Facebook in pre-employment screening

May 26, 2011 Matt Roesly

Employers conduct a host of pre-employment screening checks when looking into a potential job candidate's background before making a decision to hire him or her.Looking into a person's background is essential for a business owner or


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Electronic verification system could provide tighter immigration authentication

May 26, 2011 Brian Bradley

Foreign-born labor is widely acknowledged as the preferred work-force in the agricultural industry. However, California farmers still lack a reliable, legal way to hire and provide identify verification of foreign guestworkers, notes The Resource


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