Consumer ID theft drops 28 percent

Feb 08, 2011 Brian Bradley

Identity verification and protection are arguably the two most important factors for consumers' economic viability and security. According to a new report from Javelin, consumers are starting to win the battle against identity thieves.


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Consumer borrowing improves slightly

Feb 08, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumers took on more credit for the third straight month in January, but the increasing rates have yet to make a significant impact since consumer borrowing cratered during the depths of the recession, Bloomberg reports.The total figure for


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Auto lender lands important funding in restructuring process

Feb 08, 2011 Brian Bradley

Pennsylvania-based Keystone Automotive Operations has acquired significant funding from a branch of Goldman Sachs as it moves along in a restructuring process that will make it more equitable. According to a company statement, the lender received


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School volunteer highlights need for background screening

Feb 08, 2011 Matt Roesly

School districts in Naples, Florida, received a reality check when it comes to the importance of performing background screening on prospective and current staff members and volunteers. According to WINK-TV, a volunteer at Pinecrest and Highlands


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Forecast calls for double-digit auto sales in 2011

Feb 08, 2011 Brian Bradley

Forecast calls for double-digit auto sales in 2011

On the heels of positive reports from the nation's largest car makers, one industry analyst predicts car sales will reach double-digit gains in the new year. The National Automobile Dealers Association forecasts new car sales will top 12.9


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