Officials continue to stress debt collection information accuracy

Nov 17, 2013 Philip Burgess

The federal government has been highly active in the pursuit of debt collection regulation reforms in recent years, especially as consumers and businesses continue to pay off some of the largest sums of outstanding loans following the Great


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British lenders defend industry to MPs

Nov 17, 2013 Simon Williams

The short term lending industry has been subject to a lot of scrutiny in the United Kingdom recently. Members of Parliament (MPs) have been taking a closer look at the goings-on in the sector, sometimes at the behest of high street banks, other


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Subprime auto loans becoming a quality source of business for lenders

Nov 17, 2013 Philip Burgess

Subprime loan activity has been increasing in the American auto finance sector. Although some lenders may be cautious of this type of credit extension, many experts believe subprime lending in the current market is not as risky as some believe.


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Short term lenders, consumers need to work together to prevent ID theft

Nov 16, 2013 Dave King

Short term lenders, consumers need to work together to prevent ID theft

Consumers put themselves at risk of identity theft every day. For example, whenever something is purchased online, credit card information could be stolen by a hacker and used to steal a person's identity. To prevent this type of crime, short


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Should the government enhance internal background screening standards?

Nov 16, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Should the government enhance internal background screening standards?

The background screening process has become far more complex in the past several years, largely because of the proliferation of new technology and evolving regulations presiding over several industries. Child and elder care organizations have


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