Debt collectors finding new ways to track targets

Dec 22, 2010 Kyle Duncan

In the past, individuals skirting their debt responsibilities could have avoided collectors simply by not answering the phone or opening the front door to a collector. However, debt collectors are becoming craftier when it comes to finding


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Federal judge slams conspirators in major fraud of Best Buy

Dec 22, 2010 Matt Roesly

On Monday, Chief U.S. District judge Michael Davis threw the book at two conspirators found guilty of defrauding Best Buy of $32.8 million, including a former seven-year employee. Former Best Buy vendor relations manager Robert Bossany and


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Defending short term loans in the face of misleading stats

Dec 21, 2010 Brian Bradley

Sometimes, a consumer has no other choice. A loan from the bank would take too long, credit cards are maxed out, short term isn't for another week and a broken car or overdue bills can't wait.Short term loans offer credit to people who really


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Holiday shopping season can be risky to consumer credit

Dec 21, 2010 Brian Bradley

The holiday shopping season comes with the joy of purchasing numerous gifts. However, this time of year can also come with significant pitfalls if spending and credit decisions are not closely monitored. According to new data from Consumer


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