Massachusetts town may enlist professional debt collectors to chase school lunch debts

May 28, 2011 Mike Garretson

Massachusetts town may enlist professional debt collectors to chase school lunch debts

The town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, is considering appointing debt collection constables to collect unpaid school lunch fees from local families, according to the Wellesley Patch.Currently, the school district is owed more than $36,000 by


Read More

Social networking ascent differs from dot com bubble

May 28, 2011 Karen Umpierre

A generous business valuation of social media website LinkedIn's stock has many experts and professionals believing a new tech bubble may be on the horizon.Crain's New York Business reports that LinkedIn saw its shares rise to $94.25


Read More

New South Carolina legislation makes photo IDs a voter requirement

May 27, 2011 Brian Bradley

In a bid to deter election fraud, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley recently signed a bill that would require voters to produce photo identity verification in order to cast their ballots."If you can show pictures to buy Sudafed, if you


Read More

Auto industry supports victims of natural disasters with nontraditional credit and payment options

May 27, 2011 Brian Bradley

Auto industry supports victims of natural disasters with nontraditional credit and payment options

In support of those impacted by the recent tornadoes and floods that have hit the United States, Nissan is complementing its $115,000 donation to American Red Cross relief efforts with nontraditional credit, employee pricing and delayed payments


Read More

Predicted rise in vehicle sales belies financing, auto parts concerns

May 27, 2011 Brian Bradley

A recent report by consulting firm A.T. Kearny found that in the coming years, automobile sales will increase while availability of auto parts will be constrained, according to FleetOwner.By 2013, the firm predicts approximately 16 million


Read More