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2014-02-27 04:21:45

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when reports of cyberbullying among children are prevalent, a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, says nearly one out of twelve parents report their child has been a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves threatening, harassing, hateful, hostile or reputation-damaging messages or photos that are sent though text messages, social networks and emails. According to FindLaw.com, seven...

2013-11-14 04:23:22

EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans overwhelmingly oppose allowing their bosses to obtain their social media passwords. That's the finding of a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. According to the survey, eighty-three percent of American adults say that employers should not be allowed to obtain passwords to personal social media accounts, such as Facebook and YouTube. Only seven percent of people surveyed said it was okay for...

2013-10-24 04:22:22

EAGAN, Minn., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unflattering social media postings may be costing some workers their jobs and damaging their careers. That's the finding of a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. According to the survey, four percent of American adults say that something they posted on social media, such as Facebook or YouTube, resulted in them either being fired from their job, not being offered a job, losing a promotion, or being...

2013-09-25 04:22:03

More than half of loan recipients still owe money EAGAN, Minn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One in six American adults are still paying off their student loans, according to a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. The survey found that 17 percent of people say they still owe money on student loans taken out to help with their post-secondary education. Most owe less than $25,000. Only seven percent of people with outstanding student loans say...

2013-07-24 04:23:02

Worries that photos and other postings could cost them a job EAGAN, Minn., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While social media, such as Facebook and Instagram, are popular for sharing photos and other aspects of people's lives, many users are worried that their postings could someday cost them their job. According to a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, more than a quarter of young social media users think that something they posted could come back...

2013-05-28 04:22:56

Inaccurate information and denial of credit are frequently cited problems; most errors correctable EAGAN, Minn., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A quarter of Americans say they have encountered problems with their credit report, according to a new survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. Problems include inaccurate information, identity theft, incorrect credit scores and being denied credit. All together, according to the FindLaw.com survey, 23 percent of...

2013-02-27 04:24:03

Only One in Six Younger Americans Have a Will EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Only one in three Americans - 35 percent -- have a will, according to a new survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. This means the vast majority of Americans could potentially be leaving legal problems for surviving family members if they should pass away. A will is a basic component of estate planning. Among other things, it specifies how your assets will be...

2012-08-19 22:23:45

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite all the recent controversy surrounding U.S. Supreme Court decisions on health care, immigration and other issues, nearly two-thirds of Americans can't name even a single member of the Supreme Court. That's according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com (www.findlaw.com), the most popular legal information Web site. The survey found that only 34 percent of Americans can name any member of the nation's highest court. Chief Justice John...

2011-09-08 04:20:00

EAGAN, Minn., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the Internet is a popular and still-growing source of information, e-commerce, social networking and more, two-thirds of American parents say they are worried about their children's safety using the Internet. That's the result of a new nationwide survey of parents by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/AQTHFNS1) According to the FindLaw.com survey, 67 percent of...

2011-07-21 04:20:00

EAGAN, Minn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Some homeowners are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to their property tax bills. One in four homeowners say that at one time or another, they have attempted to reduce their property taxes by challenging the tax-assessed value of their homes. And the majority who did so say that they were successful in lowering their tax bills. That's according to a new nationwide survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website....