Consumers

Science / Biology / Consumers: The higher levels in a food pyramid; consist of primary consumers, which feed on the producers, and secondary consumers, which feed on the primary consumers.

Fair Credit Reporting Act

Business / Real Estate / Fair Credit Reporting Act: The Fair Credit Reporting Act gave consumers the right of access to, and correction of, credit reports. MORE

Controlled Business Arrangements

Business / Real Estate / Controlled Business Arrangements: As defined under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), an arrangement or combination in which an individual or a firm has more than a 1 percent interest in a company to which the individu MORE

Food Chain

Science / Biology / Food Chain: The simplest representation of energy fiow in a community. At the base is energy stored in plants, which are eaten by small organisms, which in turn are eaten by progressively larger organisms; the fo MORE

Truth-In-Lending Law

Business / Real Estate / Truth-In-Lending Law: A body of federal law effective July 1969 as part of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, and implemented by the Federal Reserve Boards Regulation Z. It was amended in 1982 by the Truth-in-Lending Simp MORE

As-Is

Business / Real Estate / As-Is: Words in a contract intended to signify that no guarantees, whatsoever, are given regarding the subject property and that it is being purchased exactly as it is found. An as-is indicator is intended t MORE

Resubmission

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Resubmission: Much like search engine submission, resubmission is generally a useless program which is offered by businesses bilking naive consumers out of their money for a worthless service. MORE

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