Survey: Banks more willing to lend, but consumer demand is uneven

May 07, 2011 Todd Milner

Survey: Banks more willing to lend, but consumer demand is uneven

The Federal Reserve recently released its quarterly Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey, in which it said that the percentage of banks that reported they are more willing to make consumer installment loans has risen to its highest level since


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Pre-employment medical screening benefits and tips

May 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Pre-employment medical screening benefits and tips

In addition to drug and alcohol testing and criminal record checks, a pre-employment screening of an applicant's health is necessary within some fields in order to help employers ascertain whether the applicant is medically fit and capable


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Little league programs take action against potential child abuse

May 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Youth baseball leagues across the country are advocating background screening not only for coaches, but all individuals who may come in contact with children.The Little League Child Protection Program, first implemented in 1996, was the first


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Murderous church janitor had not been screened for past crimes

May 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Murderous church janitor had not been screened for past crimes

The man who murdered Reverend Edward Hinds, a pastor at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Chatham, New Jersey, was allegedly never put through a background check by the parish, according to The Daily Record.Jose Feliciano, a janitor


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Indianapolis hospital hires ineligible agency to collect patient debt

May 07, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collections agency Outsource Group was recently ordered by a federal judge to repay the plaintiffs it sued on behalf of St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal.The healthcare


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