California car dealers finally seeing signs of recovery

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

The auto industry was one of the hardest hit by the recession. Dealerships saw their sales numbers drop precipitously with the loss of disposable income and consumer willingness to repair rather than trade in. However, signs of a recovery are


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U.S. household debt continues to slide

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

The amount of assumed credit card debt continues to climb nationwide, but a report from the Federal Reserve shows that household debt in the United States is actually on the decline. The Federal Reserve reports that total household debt dipped


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FICO challenges credit card holders to raise their scores

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumers nationwide are facing the uncertain economic future as they wrestle with their consumer credit scores and the impact those figures have on their earning power. In response, FICO, the leader in credit scoring, has issued a challenge


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Rules regarding debt collectors

Feb 15, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collectors have a job to do. They must obtain consumer debt that has been missing for a long period of time. When consumers allow their debt to pile up to an unmanageable level, they should not be surprised when debt collectors come calling.However,


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US Short term loan firms plan expansion in UK

Feb 15, 2011 Todd Milner

Many U.S. Short term lenders are bringing their form of nontraditional credit across the pond, seeing a void that cash-strapped consumers in the United Kingdom need filled.According to The Guardian, the U.K. industry is growing quickly. One web


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