Applications of Consumer Psychology 2: Induced Demand

Induced Demand is a phenomenon small business owners should get familiar with. Conventional wisdom holds that higher supply floods a market of a resource, in turn lowering its demand among consumers. Induced Demand is what we call the opposite: supply for an item will...

Should the Rapid Extend to Lake County?

For many years, city officials built according to the needs of vehicles. The unspoken belief that making room for cars and trucks meant making way for a modern lifestyle led to the paving of Interstate 90 across prime lakefront property in downtown Cleveland. That...

Home Buyers Get a Break

Mortgage lenders are once again easing guidelines to qualify for a home loan. If you are seeking a home loan and have a higher debt to income ratio, you have more options in seeking a home loan than you have in the last decade since the mortgage foreclosure crisis....

Candidates for Lake County Primary Election 2018

With the primary election quickly approaching, Lake County residents have the opportunity to fill the seat of long-serving Lake County Court of Common Pleas Judge, Richard L. Collins, Jr. Judge Collins will be retiring at the end of his current term and his vacancy...

Robo Calls and the Law

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) expressly prohibits the use of an automatic telephone dialing system (CATDS) and/or an artificial or prerecorded message to call cell phones, absent an emergency purpose or absent the prior express consent of the called...

Collection Scammers Stopped

The FTC shuts down sleazy debt collectors and forces them to refund money falsely collected by them.   A settlement was reached with Asset and Capital Management Group to refund nearly $4 million dollars to those that were scammed into paying debts that they did not...