Lending scams persist: How to lead consumers down the right path

Jun 23, 2014 Sean Albert

Lending scams persist: How to lead consumers down the right path

In almost any industry, there is a majority of legitimate, upstanding entities that play by the rules and exist to help their clients. However, bad apples do persist and run the risk of ruining the entire reputation of the sector, no matter


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The actual truth about short term loans

Jun 04, 2014 Sean Albert

Individuals across the globe would agree it's generally best to stay up on current events and situations. Only then can people make informed decisions and live happy lives. This sentiment truly extends to every aspect of an individual's life.


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Alternative credit scores are gaining popularity

Apr 02, 2014 Sean Albert

Alternative credit scores are gaining popularity

Economic struggles over the past decade have impacted the credit scores of many Americans. This harm to a traditional credit score can be part of a vicious cycle, according to Consumerist. A low credit score can make getting a good loan arduous,


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Improving the reputation of prepaid cards

Mar 24, 2014 Sean Albert

Improving the reputation of prepaid cards

Although prepaid cards were once viewed by some as an obsolete option for paying bills, citizens throughout the United States are beginning to use them for that end. Banks and other financial institutions are issuing the alternative form of


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Government bashes short term lending while offering similar services

Feb 10, 2014 Sean Albert

Short term lending gets a bad name. Federal regulators have come out against this type of financing for years, claiming it takes advantage of consumers who are in desperate need of financial help. But, if short term loans are so bad, then why


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