CFPB starts short term lending crackdown

Nov 28, 2013 Philip Burgess

Since it was created several years ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has made no secret of its desire to crack down on rogue short term lenders. Although most enterprises in the industry are reputable and operate within the


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EHRs create medical identity theft risk

Nov 28, 2013 Dave King

The health care industry is currently undergoing a major transition to electronic health records (EHRs). While EHRs can improve efficiency in hospitals and other medical facilities, there is also the risk of identity theft from outside hackers.


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Why electronic payments will make or break holiday retail plans

Nov 28, 2013 Dave King

The holiday season is typically the most lucrative period of the year for American retail outlets. Sellers of all sizes often rely on the last few months of the year to turn a profit as consumers tend to step up their spending habits. This


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Bitcoin's place in future electronic payment processing

Nov 28, 2013 Dave King

Bitcoin's place in future electronic payment processing

ACH cards, mobile transactions and several other trends in the electronic payments market have reshaped the ways in which companies conduct business, especially in accounts payable and receivable departments. Decision-makers need to ensure


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Heightened retail sales could increase short term lending demand

Nov 27, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Heightened retail sales could increase short term lending demand

After a few months of slow sales, retailers saw consumers spend at the fastest pace in three months in October. With more money being spent on clothes, electronics and sporting goods, retail sales totaled $428.1 billion - a 0.4 percent jump


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