Report finds debt collectors best at solving consumer issues

Apr 04, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collectors often do not have an amiable position when it comes to their relationships with consumers. However, a new report found that no one is better at resolving consumer complaints. A study from the Council of Better Business Bureaus


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ID theft is a major cause for concern in digital age

Apr 03, 2011 Brian Bradley

ID theft is a major cause for concern in digital age

Identity theft remains one of the most pressing issues facing citizens throughout the United States. While many people have embraced new forms of technology such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, they have also opened people's information


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Survey reveals positive outlook when it comes to auto industry, small business financing

Apr 03, 2011 Brian Bradley

According to one recent survey of bank risk industry leaders, there is more optimism when it comes to the financial health of U.S. consumers in the months to come.The FICO quarterly Survey of Bank Risk Professionals found that those in the


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Rhode Island next to target short term lenders

Apr 03, 2011 Todd Milner

Consumers and business owners in Rhode Island could have fewer options for short-term financing if lawmakers approve a bill that proposes interest caps for short term lenders.Rhode Island already has several rules in place that regulate lenders,


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Federal government agencies scramble to meet identification compliance deadline

Apr 03, 2011 Brian Bradley

Employees of the federal government and those who have government contracts must soon begin using Personal Identity Cards as the result of a process that started some seven years ago.According to a directive from the Office of Management and


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