Colorado short term lending bill nears reform

Mar 31, 2011 Todd Milner

A heavily debated short term lending bill is en route to the Colorado House of Representatives, where lawmakers will discuss whether or not to reform a short-term lending bill that passed through the chambers in 2010.The Colorado Statesman reports


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Record number of job seekers endure hurdles to employment

Mar 30, 2011 Matt Roesly

Government officials and employers throughout the country face the daunting challenge of getting millions of Americans back to work. However, that challenge may be even tougher now that nearly one-quarter of Americans have some form of a criminal


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Myths that hold consumers back from building credit

Mar 30, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumers are generally in disagreement when it comes to building a credit score, writes Susan Tompor for the Detroit Free Press. Often, myths stand in the way of consumers taking the necessary means to boost their ratings. To help consumers,


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People with high debt less likely to save

Mar 30, 2011 Todd Milner

Consumers that carry high credit card and short term loan debts are more likely to struggle with savings, according to a recent survey from Experian and America Saves.More than half of the people surveyed who take home a paycheck said they have


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Consumers still unaware of some credit marketplace changes

Mar 30, 2011 Brian Bradley

Most people know how their consumer credit reports are used by creditors, but many still do not know the major credit bureaus, what constitutes a strong score or what the ramifications of a poor score are, according to a recent quiz conducted


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