UT-Chattanooga to begin screening RAs

Apr 03, 2011 Matt Roesly

Resident assistants play an important role in dorm life throughout the country. As a result, one university is introducing background screening to ensure its RAs meet the highest standard. The University Echo reports that the University of


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Short-term financing industry has both critics and fans

Apr 03, 2011 Todd Milner

Short-term financing industry has both critics and fans

Consumers everywhere have taken advantage of nontraditional financing options in recent years, at a time when many consumers' credit is below average due to the downturn in the economy. Many have turned to lenders that use alternative consumer


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New opportunities for auto industry financing

Apr 02, 2011 Brian Bradley

New opportunities for auto industry financing

In recent years, many people have avoided purchasing new vehicles, choosing instead to hold on to older models based on having less money to spend and a more difficult time getting financing.But according to many auto industry financing experts,


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Identity verification crucial during tax season

Apr 02, 2011 Brian Bradley

Businesses must always be on the watch for fraudulent practices by customers, employees and hackers. Tax season - when sensitive information is flying between consumers, businesses and the Internal Revenue Service - can be a particularly busy


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Oregon DOJ shuts down law firm for illegal debt collection practices

Apr 02, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Oregon DOJ shuts down law firm for illegal debt collection practices

After it received a number of complaints, a Eugene, Oregon-based law firm was recently forced to close its doors after reaching a settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice. In a statement, a representative from the Oregon DOH said that


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