Supreme Court upholds NASA background checks

Jan 31, 2011 Matt Roesly

Supreme Court upholds NASA background checks

When employees of government contractors, including scientists and engineers who work with NASA, cried foul because they were subject to "intrusive" background checks, the case was brought to the U.S. Supreme Court.Recently, the country's


Read More

Debt collectors help FDNY recover ambulance fees

Jan 31, 2011 Kyle Duncan

When experiencing a medical crisis or trauma, the last thing on a patient's mind is probably how he or she will pay for the care they receive.But ambulance companies don't work for free, and some are employing debt collectors to settle


Read More

Short term loans offer weekend approvals

Jan 31, 2011 Todd Milner

Economic emergencies don't know a thing about the work week. They can crop up at any time of day - sometimes on weekends when most financial institutions are closed.But many short term loan stores offer financing approvals on weekends, helping


Read More

Debt collection expert gives advice to daycare owners

Jan 30, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collection expert gives advice to daycare owners

A debt collection expert recently advised people in the daycare industry on potential problems from customers who owe money, at a time when more and more people are late on their payments.Daniels Silverman, who advises nurseries on how to protect


Read More

States with highest consumer debt totals revealed

Jan 28, 2011 Brian Bradley

States with highest consumer debt totals revealed

A new report by Equifax looks at which areas of the country are carrying the most debt per household as a percentage of income owed in 2010.The report found that the highest rates occurred in six states - Florida, carrying a total credit card


Read More