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Jul 19 2015

Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million in relief to consumers who were caught in a maze of charges and fees designed to trap them in payday loans they never authorized. The enforcement action announced July 7, affects two lenders based in Kansas City, Mo. who operated as many as 16 different businesses …

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Jul 06 2015

INSTANT COMMUNICATION HINDERS REAL CONNECTIONS

By: Jill Darling Lauren and Ashley got together for lunch at their favorite haunt. They started in on conversation that had been on hold for too long while checking the menu and placing their orders. Fifteen minutes into catching up on the latest, Lauren’s phone rang and she answered. They began sharing again, but twenty …

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Jul 03 2015

Loan Education

There are all kinds of loans: commercial loans, home equity loans, pay day loans, signature loans, pawn shop loans, auto loans, mortgages and many more. Scams So many types of transactions create lots of opportunities for scams. A key warning sign is if the lender asks you to pay them a fee before the loan …

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Nov 09 2013

Caving on immigration:Marco Rubio has unmasked himself as an opportunist whose most consistent commitment is to his own ambition.

This was supposed to be Marco Rubio’s big year. Back in February, the junior senator from Florida made the cover of Time magazine — billed as “The Republican Savior.” The supposedly rising star was proclaiming himself ready to lead on the thorny issue of immigration. Rubio’s name was often mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential …

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Sep 20 2013

Give airlines some legroom

Fasten your seat belts. The federal Department of Justice and officials in Texas have just made the nation’s skies a bit more turbulent. Along with attorneys general in five other states, they’re suing to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. They should drop their case. By opposing the merger, these legal eagles …

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Sep 09 2013

Traffic tickets can ruin more than your day

We all know that sinking feeling when you get pulled over for a traffic violation. If you’re lucky, you might just get a “fix-it” ticket for a broken tail light. But what if it was a more serious offense, like speeding or reckless driving? Depending on your driving record, you could get slapped with a …

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Aug 07 2013

When personalized becomes predatory: Advertisers set their strategies according to damaging stereotypes.

What do you think of when you hear the words “internet surveillance”? If you’ve been following the news, you might be thinking about the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying program. Or maybe you’re recalling debates about the age-old battle between security and liberty and deciding where to draw the line. That’s not the whole story, …

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