Debt collectors can file lawsuits against debtors

Feb 07, 2011 Kyle Duncan

According to finance experts, debt collectors have a variety of resources available to them when trying to get the money that they are owed.Writing for Fox Business, Todd Ossenfort says that companies can send wage garnishment orders to a person's


Read More

ACA responds to new debt collection report

Feb 07, 2011 Kyle Duncan

The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals recently released a statement regarding a report from the Consumers Union and East Bay Community Law Center. The ACA said in a statement that there were parts of Past Due: Why Collection


Read More

Former debt collectors on the run from authorities

Feb 07, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Federal officials are trying to track down a former debt collector who was convicted of weapons possession but fled before he could be taken into custody.WIVB-TV reports that U.S. Marshals in Erie County have begun a search for 45-year old


Read More

Florida school board wants stricter background screenings

Feb 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

A school board in Florida recently sounded the alarm regarding background screenings for contractors working for the county.School board members in Bradenton responded to the recent findings by the auditor of Manatee County, which suggested


Read More

Wyoming lawmakers kill short term lending fee cap bill

Feb 07, 2011 Todd Milner

A legislative committee in Wyoming has rejected a bill that would have cracked down on short term lending in the state, according to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle in Cheyenne.The proposal would have capped post-dated checks at $400 and set the maximum


Read More