Employee loans compounding California budget crisis

May 13, 2011 Kyle Duncan

According to California State Controller John Chiang, state agencies' lax attitude toward giving employees interest-free loans and collecting on debt are partially to blame for California's budget issues, the Long-Beach Press Telegram


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Former Movie Gallery customers receive debt relief in settlement

May 13, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Former Movie Gallery customers receive debt relief in settlement

Movie Gallery's liquidation trustee has settled a complaint regarding its debt collection, offering consumers nationwide some relief.Consumer protection advocates from all 50 states teamed up in an effort to object to the company's


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The importance of implementing a tenant screening process

May 13, 2011 Matt Roesly

As property owners scope out potential renters, it is vital to their business that they implement a tenant screening process in order to ensure that potentials are qualified to rent a space. Without putting such a process in place, a landlord


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Economic recovery leads to auto loans increase

May 12, 2011 Brian Bradley

Economic recovery leads to auto loans increase

According to a neutral auto loan comparison site, the number of consumers making inquiries about vehicle financing is rising. AutoLoans.com recorded a higher number of visitors in April of 2011 than any other April in its history, which it


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Take steps to avoid illegal debt collection tactics

May 12, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Take steps to avoid illegal debt collection tactics

Debt collectors can be a nuisance, especially if they use threatening or illegitimate tactics to reclaim funds. The Better Business Bureau recommends some key strategies and techniques to keep in mind if an agency becomes too aggressive.Check


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