Mississippi lawmakers differ on short term loan views

Jan 28, 2011 Todd Milner

A battle is raging in Mississippi as lawmakers debate how to handle the short term loan industry, and according to the Clarion Ledger, industry lobbyists are winning.In 2012, the law allowing short term lending in the state expires. Other states, like


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Plan ahead for best business valuation

Jan 28, 2011 Karen Umpierre

If an entrepreneur is considering selling his or her business, a profit can be maximized by simply planning ahead and performing a business valuation, writes Mike Handelsman for Entrepreneur magazine.Those selling a business must be prepared


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Debt collectors calling the wrong man

Jan 28, 2011 Kyle Duncan

A man in Duncan, South Carolina, hates answering his phone because debt collectors are constantly calling him. However, they aren't looking for Ray Metler.He told WSPA-TV that at least six different companies call his home around the clock,


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Video late fees sent to debt collectors

Jan 28, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Video late fees sent to debt collectors

Even though some video rental chains have gone out of business, the late fees have not gone away.Consumers in Montana have complained to the state's attorney general, Steve Bullock, that National Credit Solutions, a debt collector working


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Kansas attorney general warns of fake debt collection

Jan 27, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Kansas attorney general warns of fake debt collection

The attorney general in Kansas recently made headlines when he warned residents in the state of a possible scam involving fraudulent debt collectors.Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced last week that a group calling itself National


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