Success of auto bailout remains an uncertainty

Mar 24, 2011 Brian Bradley

In late 2008, the federal government poured $85 billion into the auto industry as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. More than two years later, the success of that investment remains an uncertainty, according to a recent report by the


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Debt collector releases its first industry bill of rights

Mar 24, 2011 Kyle Duncan

A debt collection agency and buyer of consumer debt released what it considers to be the first bill of rights for the industry. Encore Capital Group revealed its Consumer Bill of Rights, which details the company's commitment to proper


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Consumers on the lookout for bank fees

Mar 24, 2011 Brian Bradley

If the recession taught consumers anything, it was that they need to be more wary about how banks issue fees. As a result, more consumers are willing to switch banks rather than pay fees, according to a recent survey from Princeton Survey Research


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Mobile app keeps consumers up-to-date on financing options

Mar 24, 2011 Brian Bradley

Auto dealers and lending sources are continually looking for new ways to reach consumers. Now, lenders are appealing to consumers' mobile devices with a new technology from the Chubb Insurance Group. The company states that its new mobile


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New Hampshire considering bringing back short-term lending

Mar 24, 2011 Todd Milner

New Hampshire lawmakers are moving closer to re-establishing short-term lending and auto title loans in the state, according to a report from the New Hampshire Business Review. State Senators have yet to advance a bill, but the Business Review


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