Woman charged 1,052 percent interest

Feb 02, 2011 Todd Milner

A Seattle-area woman believes her short term loan company charged her exorbitant fees on the money she borrowed, reports NorthWest Cable News.The lawsuit claims that the short term loan company charged 1,052 percent interest and is violating new restrictions


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How to use short term loans responsibly

Feb 02, 2011 Todd Milner

How to use short term loans responsibly

Like the old saying goes, nearly everything is fine in moderation. When consumers are in need of financial assistance, the same rule should be true.When seeking short term loans or other forms of nontraditional credit, borrowers should take out


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Short term loans shouldn''t harm security clearance

Feb 02, 2011 Todd Milner

Federal employees shouldn't fret if they have recently sought the help of a short term lender. Their financial profiles - and their security clearances - will likely not be compromised, writes Federal News Radio.Federal workers have their personal


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Massachusetts man charged with impersonating U.S. Marshal, stealing checks

Feb 02, 2011 Brian Bradley

A resident of Massachusetts recently went before a judge on charges that he had impersonated a deputy U.S. Marshal.The Boston Globe reports that Eric Williams, who has a criminal record in three states, is now behind bars in federal prison


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Civil servants in Tennessee settle background screening lawsuit

Feb 02, 2011 Matt Roesly

Civil servants in Tennessee settle background screening lawsuit

Civil servants in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, recently settled a lawsuit with the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport Authority and Wilson County commissioner Chris Sorey over what workers claimed was an unauthorized background screening.The Tennessean


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