Majority of jobseekers turning against screening practices

Feb 21, 2011 Matt Roesly

Background screening is becoming increasingly common in employment, but the majority of jobseekers are not happy about it. According to Employment Screening Resources, 53.5 percent of consumers are against employer practices of screening credit


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Consumer bureau brings aboard former credit agency chief

Feb 21, 2011 Brian Bradley

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau does not assume full authority until this summer, but in the interim, the agency continues to stockpile industry heavyweights for leading positions. According to Bloomberg, soon-to-be CFPB chief


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Delaware couple snagged on ID theft charges

Feb 21, 2011 Brian Bradley

A couple from Georgetown, Delaware, is facing charges of identity theft after they allegedly opened four credit card accounts with personal information obtained from their victim, according to WBOC-TV. The news station reports that the duo


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Industry leader calls for better online identity theft protection

Feb 21, 2011 Brian Bradley

Online identity theft remains one of the most sensitive topics for consumers and business owners alike. On Monday, Norton - an industry leader in anti-virus software protection - introduced a new segment that will monitor such suspicious activity.Norton's


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Auto lending ready to rebound

Feb 21, 2011 Brian Bradley

Banks and car dealerships hoping 2011 will present a better market for car purchasing can find solace in the positivity coming out of the Credit Union of Texas. According to the Credit Union Times, John Lederer, the president and chief executive


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