Some quick links to start your Friday. Car sharing company Uber launches leasing program to attract more drivers … The next month’s worth of economic data will tell a huge story … A hugely important skill: How to ask better questions … Insomnia costs the average employee 11 days of work a year … A CEO shares his most helpful rules … Hackers are shaking down big banks, according to the FBI … 25 things to stop saying at work … The U.S. economy grew more than expected in the second quarter … A credit union targeted toward the marijuana industry in Colorado is a fight with the federal government.
- A TV station in Houston profiled some of the technology products available to consumers to block robocalls.
- The Pew Charitable Trusts has issued a report on the usage, growth, and acceptance of debt in the United States. About 80% of the country is carrying some form of debt right now, according to the report, and 79% of respondents to the survey said that Americans are too reliant on debt.
- Mortgage servicing companies, especially those that deal with borrowers in the throes of foreclosure, have an image problem when it comes to providing customer service.
- A California debt collector saw a woman’s plea on Facebook to help track down her biological father and so he did it. For free. This is a great example for the industry.
There is going to be a blue moon tonight
Gold isn’t as shiny as it used to be
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