Lawmakers want consumers to have easier access to credit scores

Mar 11, 2011 Brian Bradley

Lawmakers recently took another step toward ensuring all consumers have access to a free credit score, according to The Wall Street Journal. The paper reports that the Federal Reserve and Federal Trade Commission proposed new regulations


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White paper shows correlation between background screening and quality of hires

Mar 11, 2011 Matt Roesly

Background screening is an easy solution for employers who want to ensure they are bringing on a trustworthy hire, yet new research shows the practice has tangible benefits in the hiring process as well. A new white paper from EmployeeScreenIQ


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North Dakota man successfully sues debt collection agency

Mar 10, 2011 Kyle Duncan

A man from North Dakota recently won a case against a debt collection agency and was awarded $311,000 from a federal jury.The Billings Gazette reports that the finding in favor of Timothy McCollough was upheld by the Ninth Circuit Court of


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Big box stores increasing alternative banking resources

Mar 10, 2011 Brian Bradley

Traditional banking outlets are putting up higher hurdles for lower-income consumers looking to receive appropriate services. In their place, big box stores are beginning to introduce programs that will help underserved consumers receive the


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Indiana town introduces alternative banking

Mar 10, 2011 Brian Bradley

Underbanked residents of Lafayette, Indiana, will now have access to banking measures after years of not being to obtain service at traditional institutions. On Tuesday, Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski introduced Bank on Tippecanoe, which will


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