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


Read More

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


Read More

Background screenings are an important tool for employers

Apr 02, 2011 Matt Roesly

With millions of people out of work throughout the United States, many have become desperate for any opportunity that presents itself. Those looking for jobs spend countless hours looking through newspapers' classified sections or online


Read More

Short term lenders adapt to tight regulations

Apr 02, 2011 Todd Milner

Short term lenders adapt to tight regulations

Though legislators around the country are working to restrict the way short term lenders conduct business, some are learning how to roll with the punches and stay profitable.Though short term lenders have come under fire from critics and lawmakers,


Read More

FDIC discussing new credit management rules

Apr 02, 2011 Brian Bradley

FDIC discussing new credit management rules

This week, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation discussed new proposals that would mandate securitizers to maintain "a material portion" of any managed assets with inherent credit risks. Specifically, the measure would set a


Read More