Falling home prices hurt small business credit

Dec 23, 2010 Brian Bradley

Falling home prices not only affect the wealth of an individual, but the real estate decline is also having an effect on business credit reports, writes Courtney Rubin for Inc. magazine. Rubin references a new report from the Federal Reserve

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Online loans cover last-minute holiday needs

Dec 23, 2010 Todd Milner

There are two kinds of people when it comes to the holiday season: Those who have their shopping entirely finished the day after Thanksgiving, and those who seem to leave every detail to the last minute.For those in the latter category, there

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New bill seeks stricter background checks on school employees

Dec 22, 2010 Matt Roesly

Members of Congress are considering a new piece of legislation that would require schools to perform thorough background checks on any potential employees.The new bill, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by George Miller, a Democrat

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Short term lenders give customers options

Dec 22, 2010 Todd Milner

Short term loans are an excellent way for consumers to acquire nontraditional credit for emergencies and unexpected issues, says the News Portal, because they are loans configured for short-term needs.A job, a bank account and proof of identification

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Ohio witnessing a spike in identity theft cases

Dec 22, 2010 Brian Bradley

Ohio is battling a sharp rise in identity theft cases - a spike so intense that it is the fastest-rising crime rate investigated by the Ohio Hightway Patrol, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Since January 1, 2010, the state has investigated

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