Wyoming lawmakers kill short term lending fee cap bill

Feb 07, 2011 Todd Milner

A legislative committee in Wyoming has rejected a bill that would have cracked down on short term lending in the state, according to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle in Cheyenne.The proposal would have capped post-dated checks at $400 and set the maximum


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Lender tweaks practices due to surge in oil prices

Feb 07, 2011 Brian Bradley

Auto Loan Spot has announced a new plan that will help its customer base in the face of rising oil prices. The company, which works with underbanked consumers to find them the best lending rates in the market, stated that it will now target


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Credit union launches auto buying program for service personnel

Feb 07, 2011 Brian Bradley

Enlisted men and women will have an easier time purchasing a vehicle through a new program launched by the Navy Federal Credit Union. The provider, which works with military personnel, announced a new auto referral program that will simplify


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Utah pursuing businesses with illegal workers

Feb 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Employers in Utah may soon be subject to stiff penalties if they are found to have hired illegal workers, The Associated Press reports. A new bill sponsored by Utah Representative Chris Herrod would ideally dissuade employers from such workers


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New SBA program targets auto financing

Feb 07, 2011 Brian Bradley

The U.S. Small Business Administration is entering the auto financing industry through a pilot program that aims to improve auto financing inventory. According to a release from the administration, the pilot program will begin on February 9


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