Friday April 18 , 2014

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Con Artists Preying on People who Need Jobs

One common example involves con artists soliciting people who need jobs to work part-time from home but the end result is that the new "employer" commits identity theft or check fraud. Another involves "mystery shopper" programs for which consumers are supposedly hired to report on their experience doing business at a retailer but instead lose money in a fake check scam.

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

Pay Down Past Due Accounts

Any amounts that are past due destroy your credit score. Work at paying down past due balances as soon as possible; then normal payments can be made and will reflect paid on time. Any charge offs or liens within the past 24 months damage your credit score. Work at paying these as quickly as possible.

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What Is a Community Bank, Anyway?


The Wikipedia entry for “community banks’ is four lines long.  That’s not saying much about one of the most important collections of businesses in our economy.  "Community bank" is a phrase, like “all natural,” that people use without really knowing what they mean or how others will interpret it.  The term conjures up images of It’s a Wonderful Life, and the First National Bank of _________ that regularly features in cartoon town squares.  But community banks are not a fiction.  So what are they?

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