Employers May Be Banned From Pulling Credit Reports if “Equal Employment for All Act” (HR.3149) Passes

A bill put forth last year in Congress may have a greater need now that the economy has remained sour for so long. Tough employment conditions can create a negative entry on a credit report and we don’t want that to hold people back from obtaining employment. Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Luis Guitérrez (D-IL) … Read more

Coping Financially With a Short-Term Disability

George is a truck driver. He experienced a seizure and went to see his doctor. Although the doctor said he is all right, state law prohibits him from driving for six months. Susan expected to go back to work six weeks after the birth of her baby, but she experienced severe depression and was unable … Read more