November 3rd, 2015
Is it right for an employer to check a potential employee’s credit report, as an assessment of their character? Two weeks ago, Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, hit the headlines with an op-ed in support of the Equal Employment for All bill she helped introduce at the end of 2013, which would outlaw such an action. As it stands, employers in many states are able to check a potential employee’s credit report with that person’s consent. A 2012 survey put the number of employers using credit checks in some form in an employment decision at close to half.
August 7th, 2015
May 17th, 2012
This spring, more than 1 million new graduates will be thrust into the work force. And according to a recently published Rutger's study, more may come out of school with debt than come out with jobs.
October 7th, 2011
Ninety-three percent of consumers said they would not pay a monthly fee to use a debit card, according to a recent poll by the Wall Street Journal. Less than 3 percent said they will pay the fee.
September 23rd, 2011
With football season just around the corner, I’m still shaking my head at you.
I was there when it all went down. In the middle of the worst fiscal crisis in your history, the ax came down on every side.