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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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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