Military personnel to receive debt collection relief

Feb 18, 2011 Brian Bradley

Enlisted military personnel not only have to manage the extreme rigors of their job, but they head overseas knowing they leave their entire worlds at home in a virtual standstill - and that includes debt obligations. Whether these debts are


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The importance of conducting tenant screening

Feb 18, 2011 Matt Roesly

A landlord or property manager has open space he or she wishes to fill. The costs are manageable and the property is safe and clean within a well-manicured neighborhood. So how do landlords know which prospective tenants are best? Surely, they


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Mississippi lawmakers to vote on short term lending law

Feb 17, 2011 Todd Milner

In Mississippi, the state legislature will soon vote whether or not to pass a short term lending reform act, which lowers the state's 572 percent equivalent interest rate.The Clarion Ledger reports that Housing Banking Committee chairman George


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Rape charges highlight loopholes in Massachusetts court system''s background checks

Feb 17, 2011 Matt Roesly

The court system in Massachusetts is in hot water with some after it was revealed that it had hired a convicted sex offender as an officer.WFXT-TV reports that Charles Tatum was hired as an associate court officer in 2001 and successfully passed


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FTC calls for company accountability in hacking cases

Feb 17, 2011 Brian Bradley

The Federal Trade Commission recently settled a case involving three companies that resold consumers' credit reports but did not adequately protect those consumers' personal information. Those failures allowed for computer hackers to


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