Consumers paying up to 200 percent on auto loan rates

Mar 12, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumers paying up to 200 percent on auto loan rates

Auto lending makes up a significant portion of the U.S. credit market, but new data from MoneyAisle.com found that consumers are paying upwards of 200 percent on auto loans.According to the study, consumers could save approximately $1,200 on


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Illinois attorney general comes out with top consumer complaints of 2010

Mar 12, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Illinois attorney general comes out with top consumer complaints of 2010

The attorney general in Illinois recently came out with a list that rated debt-related firms as the No. 1 business when it came to consumer complaints.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a statement that many in the state were struggling


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Debt collector charged with identity theft-related felony

Mar 11, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Police in East Texas recently arrested a woman after she allegedly tried to use another person's identity to purchase thousands of dollars worth of items from a local store.Lufkin police apprehended Leanna Jean Busby, 30, for fraudulent


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Feds put pressure on employers of illegal immigrants

Mar 11, 2011 Matt Roesly

A bill recently introduced in Congress would require all U.S. employers to use the government's E-Verify system to screen employment applicants and current employees to ensure legal immigration status.The proposal, Jobs Recovery by Ensuring


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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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