What to do when a bank denies a small business loan

Mar 11, 2011 Todd Milner

What to do when a bank denies a small business loan

Though some small business owners are reporting easier access to necessary corporate loans, not everyone is getting the approval they need to expand operations.The National Small Business Association released its 2010 Year-End Economic Report


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Michigan community experiences spike in identity theft

Mar 11, 2011 Brian Bradley

Officials in Pittsfield Township, Michigan, are advising residents to be more judicious with their personal information following a spike in identity theft cases in the area, AnnArbor.com reports. The town's police department acknowledged


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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

North Dakota man successfully sues debt collection agency

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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