Credit card companies must now justify rates

Jan 31, 2011 Brian Bradley

Credit card companies must now justify rates

Credit card companies can no longer hide silently as they levy high interest rates to millions of consumers. According to the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, credit card companies must now provide customers with the explanations


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FEMA halted collection plan earlier than believed

Jan 31, 2011 Kyle Duncan

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has stopped its efforts to collect nearly $643 million in misappropriated disaster relief funds, the Orlando Sun-Sentinel reports.FEMA, which distributed more than $1 billion in disaster relief to people


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Dos and Don''ts when getting a short term loan

Jan 31, 2011 Todd Milner

Dos and Don''ts when getting a short term loan

Emergency situations occur, and sometimes bank accounts can't accommodate the need. Although some consumers may feel ashamed to seek a short term loan or cash advance to make ends meet, it is a common occurrence.The loans are quick and painless,


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How to end collection calls

Jan 31, 2011 Kyle Duncan

How to end collection calls

Debt collection calls can be harrowing. With so many Americans having trouble making ends meet as the economy struggles, debt collection agencies are tasked with the unfortunate duty of trying to track down money owed to a variety of businesses


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Facebook''s business valued at $50 billion

Jan 31, 2011 Karen Umpierre

Social media giant Facebook recently announced that it is valued at $50 billion, a business valuation that holds great weight in today's economy. It seems that everyone is watching to see what will happen with Facebook next.The Palo Alto-based


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