Links of the week

June 15, 2009 by Todd Murray · Leave a Comment 

Capital One Looks to Adapt to Credit Card Laws. How Capital One plans to reinvent itself in the wake of stronger credit card regulations.

The Debt Settlement Industry Is Busy, but It’s a Bit Nervous, Too. In a soft economy, business is booming for debt settlement firms. But with the increased business comes increased scrutiny.

State of Minnesota shuts down local collection agency. Bloomington, Minnesota debt collection agency allegedly misappropriated $125,000 in client funds.

Steering Clear of Dishonest Loan Modification Companies. Tips to identify and avoid fraudulent mortgage modification companies.

Hard Times Make Credit Score Key. With credit harder to obtain, your credit score is more important than ever.

Beware of Neighbors Home Foreclosure. How a foreclosure in your neighborhood can impact your home’s value.