Credit reporting

Credit Information Reporting: How Private Detectives Can Pull Credit Reports

Some private investigators use the information contained in credit reports to conduct background checks, perform financial asset investigations, and to find missing persons. The...
Credit card processing

Credit Card Processing and Business Payment Acceptance Systems

How to Accept Credit Card Payments and PayPal Payments with a PayPal Business Account Accepting credit card payments, or credit card processing, is a critical...

ABA Bank Routing Transit Numbers for Banking and Financial Institutions

Overview A Bank Routing Number, also known as a Routing Transit Number (RTN) or an ABA Routing Number, is a unique nine-digit number that is...
Bank building

List of Banks and Bank Holding Companies

What is a Bank? A bank is a depository financial institution: a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities. Banks...
collections agency

Collections Agencies: Companies That Track Down Debtors and Collect Debts

What is a Collections Agency? A collection agency is a business that pursues payments on debts owed by individuals or businesses.  Most collection agencies operate...
checking account

Checking Accounts and other Banking and Financial Services

What is a Checking Account? With a checking account, physical paper checks or electronic checks are used to withdraw money from a bank account. Checks...
Forensic accounting books

Bankruptcy Resources: Understand How to File for Bankruptcy

Individuals and businesses often become overextended in regard to their finances. They purchase items and services that go beyond their ability to pay. Some...

Banking Regulations, Financial Laws and Statutes that Govern Banks

What are Banking Regulations? Banking regulations are a form of government regulation which subjects banks to certain requirements, restrictions and guidelines. Banking regulations aim to uphold...
Stock market information

Research Tools for Stock Markets, Security Exchanges and Equity Trading

A stock market or equity market is a public entity for the trading of shares of company stock and derivatives at an agreed price. ...
online investing

Investing Websites and Online Investment Research Tools

Investing is putting money into something with the expectation of profit. Investment is the commitment of money or capital to the purchase of financial...