Uber partnership with GM, Toyota shows promise of innovative finance strategies

Dec 04, 2013 Philip Burgess

Uber partnership with GM, Toyota shows promise of innovative finance strategies

Auto financing outlets have seen a spike in business in recent months. With consumer credit scores improving across the country, lending outlets have been able to extend more credit to car buyers, as the risk associated with loan activity has


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Mail theft often leads to identity theft

Dec 04, 2013 Dave King

Mail theft often leads to identity theft

Identity theft is a crime that occurs nearly every day, and many consumers have no idea what they can do to prevent it from happening. One of the most common causes is mail theft, as criminals attempt to steal personal information from bank


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Short term lending simplifies consumer agreements

Dec 04, 2013 Sean Albert

One of the more sobering lessons the Great Recession provided consumers is that it's essential to understand the details and fine print associated with loans, credit accounts and other financial services. Overly confusing statements and terms


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Zen and the art of customer relationship management in debt collection

Dec 03, 2013 Phil Burgess

Zen and the art of customer relationship management in debt collection

The debt collection industry has come under an intense wave of scrutiny in the past few years, as the Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have recorded an increasing number of complaints from angry customers.


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Why can't service members access short term lending?

Nov 29, 2013 Sean Albert

Why can't service members access short term lending?

What are people's options when an unexpected, large expense crops up without any warning? Say someone gets hurt on the job and breaks a few bones - even if he or she has health insurance, the out-of-pocket costs will likely still be significant.


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