New FTC rules force debt settlement companies to play more fair


Archive for October, 2010

New FTC rules force debt settlement companies to play more fair

So, you have piled up some bills and a letter arrives saying you’re among certain people who qualify for an “exclusive debt mediation program,” or words to that effect. (30 mins ago)

U.S. stocks close near flat line; Dow sees second monthly gain and best October since 2006

U.S. stocks close near flat line; Dow sees second monthly gain and best October since 2006 (13 hours ago)

South County/South City state races on Nov. 2 ballot

State representative – 64th district Susan Carlson, Democrat, 60, of University City; attorney. (2 hours ago)

European stocks fall, led by Heineken, SAP AG; Deutsche Bank gains

European stocks fall, led by Heineken, SAP AG; Deutsche Bank gains (60 mins ago)

Reality check: A bad recession, but not a world-ender

Reality check: A bad recession, but not a world-ender (7 hours ago)

NewsWatch: U.S. stocks rise for third-straight week

Worry about corporate profit growth and a weekend meeting of global finance officials put pressure on the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday, but the major indexes still managed their third straight week of gains. (9 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: Maybe robo-signers could handle loan modifications

Consumer advocates and lenders clashed Thursday over the extent of problems in lenders’ foreclosure processes, and the way they’re handling loan modifications. Read this story and more in today’s Personal Finance Daily. (7 hours ago)

What is the difference between a credit union and a bank?

Today credit unions around the world will gather together to celebrate International Credit Union Day. (12 mins ago)

Confident IPF set for flourish in festive season

CREDIT lender International Personal Finance is looking forward to strong Christmas trading after reporting a massive jump in third quarter profits. (48 mins ago)

Personal Finance Daily: Fee disclosure doesn’t solve all 401 problems

Knowing how much your retirement-plan investments cost is essential, but investors need more. Read this story and more in today’s Personal Finance Daily. (6 hours ago)