FTC holds debt collection workshop

May 05, 2011 Kyle Duncan

FTC holds debt collection workshop

The Federal Trade Commission recently held a workshop for those in the debt collection business on April 28 to discuss the implications of emerging technology and its impact on both businesses and consumers.The FTC's "Debt Collection


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Connecticut DMV to launch identity verification program

May 05, 2011 Brian Bradley

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles recently announced that it will be implementing a new program to offer verified identity protection to people renewing licenses and identification cards.When the program goes live in October, customers


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Auto industry funding programs take a hit in new budget

May 04, 2011 Brian Bradley

In recent years, the federal government has gone to great lengths to try to help the struggling auto industry. With more and more consumers trying to gain access to auto industry financing, the Obama Administration appointed a so-called "car


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The truth about credit report checks by employers

May 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

The truth about credit report checks by employers

In the current tough job market, competition is fierce and rumors abound about employers running credit checks as part of the pre-employment screening process. However, there are many misconceptions about this practice, according to Fox Business.Unlike


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Title loan interest rates set to increase in New Hampshire

May 04, 2011 Todd Milner

Title loan interest rates set to increase in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire House of Representatives recently voted 180-171 to authorize a hike on the maximum interest rate on car title loans, from 36 percent per year to 26 percent per month, according to the Boston Globe.Title loans are high-interest


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