How to value a business

Jan 26, 2011 Karen Umpierre

How to value a business

For someone looking to buy a business, it is important to accurately value the venture he or she is interested in. However, the calculation is often the most challenging part of the process, according to The Business Buyer Resource Center.The


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States changing debt collection laws

Jan 25, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Many states are changing laws when it comes to the information they force lenders to give to borrowers in debt. The latest state to adopt these laws is New Mexico, which will soon join other states, including Wisconsin and Mississippi, in forcing


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Some want more stringent background checks for workers in Illinois

Jan 25, 2011 Matt Roesly

Illinois workers who care for the disabled may soon have to go through more stringent background checks, after a suggestion from a panel assembled by the state's governor.The Chicago Tribune reports that while anyone working at facilities


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Ohio charity spurned by lack of background screening

Jan 25, 2011 Matt Roesly

Had the Grove City Food Pantry and Emergency Fund installed background screening earlier, it may have prevented a defrauding that cost the charity more than $200,000, WBNS-TV reports.Volunteer Gayle Tatman was charged with stealing the six-figure


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Florida city passes stricter background screening law

Jan 24, 2011 Matt Roesly

In Florida, one city is attempting to increase security by having those seeking employment go through tougher background screenings.The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that the city of Deltona recently approved a measure that will force


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