Employee background checks can help protect your business

David Pollino
Security
2 women in an office looking at a business file together.

Background checks of future employees can help your business avoid internal security breaches that happen every day to U.S. companies.

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Numbers Count: Weekly mortgage data highlights

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Man in wheelchair looks on as green home is being built

Although the home builders’ overall index remains weak, more builders in the NAHB latest survey indicated they expect sales prospects to improve over the next six months.

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U.S. Outlook: More encouraging signs of acceleration

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of initial jobless claims, showing downward trend.

The U.S. economy is actually showing more spring in its step. Signs include pick-ups in consumer spending, industrial production, and job creation.

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2 more tips to help mortgage borrowers in 2014

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Middle-aged man signing documents at table while wife looks over his shoulder.

A few important additions to a Top 10 list that can help borrowers in the 2014 home-buying season.

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