Top 10 identity crime states, territories revealed in new ranking

Jan 26, 2011 Brian Bradley

Top 10 identity crime states, territories revealed in new ranking

A top 10 list was recently released ranking states on which were most likely to be scammed, based on numbers from the Federal Trade Commission.Mainstreet.com, a financial website, released the list of most scammed states in the country, based


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Elderly woman wins right to sue debt collectors

Jan 26, 2011 Kyle Duncan

A U.S. Appeals court recently ruled that an elderly woman from New Jersey will be able to file a lawsuit against her debt collectors.The court ruled that 85-year-old Dorothy Rhue Allen will be able to sue collectors after they charged her $5,800


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Iowa becomes latest short term loan battleground

Jan 26, 2011 Todd Milner

Consumer advocates are mobilizing all over the country to fight against what they say are unfair loan rates. The latest battleground for the short term loan industry is Iowa.According to Bloomberg, a coalition made up of the Iowa Catholic Conference,


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Portland to enhance regulations for landlords

Jan 26, 2011 Matt Roesly

Property owners in Portland, Maine, will be held to higher standards for their management of disorderly buildings, according to the Portland Forecaster. The city council will review new regulations that will lower the ceiling, resulting in


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Auto loan rates fall to lowest level in nine years

Jan 26, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumers looking to purchase new cars can do so with the most favorable auto loan rates in nearly a decade, according to new data from Edmunds.com. The auto research site indicates that current loan rates are among the lowest on record, which


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