- BusinessQuartz•9 hours ago
If you’ve ever had an idea that you think would change the way we get around, Ford would like to hear it. The company has a portal open to employees and the public where anyone can suggest an idea to Ford, and, if the company likes it, it may work with the person to help them secure the intellectual property. On the site, Ford has a list of a few suggestions that it would really prefer if you didn’t send them, because the company is either already working on similar ideas, or it’s just heard it a ton of times before and can’t do anything with. “We do not want you to waste your time submitting these ideas (or our time reviewing them), as we will reject your submission,” Ford says on the site.
Whatever the case, it was years ago and, try as you may, this old collection account keeps reappearing on your credit report. You're frustrated because you know that mistake all those years ago is still a red flag for lenders (and even landlords and utility companies) because it's lowering your credit scores. One thing to keep in mind is that there's little you can do to remove an accurate collection account from your credit reports before the collection account "ages out," which is typically seven years after the account first goes to collections.
- financeBloomberg•7 hours ago
Hulk Hogan helped bring down Gawker Media. Now he’s throwing a wrench into the personal bankruptcy proceedings of company founder Nick Denton.