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While 2010 has been challenging with baby Rebecca and William III joining their older sister Katherine in the Lewis household, decisions and choices for change in 2011 are proving an equal challenge. Between a growing family and commitment to several businesses and charitable causes, there is sim...
01/01/2011
The Federal Trade Commission has taken legal action against a far-reaching Internet enterprise that allegedly made millions of dollars by luring consumers into "trial" memberships for bogus government-grant and money-making schemes, then repeatedly charged them monthly fees for services they neve...
12/25/2010
In Florida, a felony conviction means the loss of civil rights, including the right to vote, hold public office, serve on a jury, possess a firearm or concealed weapon, and the right to be employed within certain occupations. These restrictions continue to exist following release from jail, state...
12/18/2010
Losing a friend or family member is painful enough, but imagine when that friend's social networking profile at Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace continues to appear on your personal wall or in searches. In the digital age, many of us publish our entire lives through profiles, status updates, networ...
12/11/2010
After spending seven years in prison following his 1996 federal conviction for possession and distribution of cocaine, former Florida State Seminole and Miami Dolphin Sammie Smith has won restoration of his civil rights. Sitting as the state Clemency Board, Gov. Charlie Crist and the independentl...
12/10/2010
Strategic default is a conscious decision to walk away from a mortgage that is underwater. These defaults take lenders by surprise as borrowers often have excellent credit records and meet all of their other financial obligations. The point of a strategic default is to cut losses on a home that h...
12/04/2010
While the term "Black Friday" has been around for more than four decades, the term "Cyber Monday" has only been around five years. In a few short years, its impact on the retail community has been undeniable. While nearly 14 million Americans are still paying off credit card debt from last year's...
11/27/2010
Source:  The Credit Report with Bill Lewis - Highlands Today, an edition of the Tampa Tribune - Media General Group.  http://www2.highlandstoday.com/content/2010/nov/21/bbb-accused-pay-play-scheme/  Following an ABC News 20/20 investigation into the Better Business Bureau's controversial grading ...
11/23/2010
Following an ABC News 20/20 investigation into the Better Business Bureau's controversial grading system, its national president apologized to consumers and business owners for "errors," while regional leaders met to discuss grading reforms. Known as the nation's top consumer watchdog group, the ...
11/20/2010
Attention is focused on new financial regulations enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Act. Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission announced final rules requiring creditors to provide consumers' with a "risk-based pricing notice" when granting credit on less favorable terms than it provides...
11/13/2010
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William E. Lewis Jr. & Associates is a solutions based professional consulting firm specializing in the discriminating individual, business or governmental entity. To learn more, tune into “The Credit Report with Bill Lewis,” a daily forum for business and financial news, politics, economic trends, and cutting edge issues on AM 740 WSBR.