Florida county libraries reduce overdue cap

Mar 30, 2012 Mike Garretson

Florida county libraries reduce overdue cap

After March 19, library users in Lee County, Florida, with more than $10 in overdue fines on their accounts will not be able to use the computers or check out books, the Naples News reports.This overdue cap had been as high as $50 until accounts


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Businesses owe Pennsylvania city more than $800,000

Mar 30, 2012 Mike Garretson

Businesses owe Pennsylvania city more than $800,000

There are more than 30 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, businesses that have yet to repay funds loaned to them under a small business lending program introduced by former mayor Stephen R. Reed, the Patriot-News reports.The loans were issued through


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College students face credit card woes

Mar 28, 2012 Mike Garretson

College students face credit card woes

Debt collection agencies may notice a new trend in recovery services- instead of approaching recent college graduates about defaulting on student loans, it is becoming much more common to see young professionals unable to pay for credit card


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Town officials seek help from debt collectors

Mar 28, 2012 Mike Garretson

A debt collection firm has been dispatched hired to help the town of Smithfield, North Carolina in the recovery of utility debts, The Herald reported.The news source explained that there are approximately 500 overdue utility accounts in


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Most student loan debtors misunderstand borrowing process

Mar 28, 2012 Mike Garretson

Most student loan debtors misunderstand borrowing process

Student loan debt in the U.S. is skyrocketing. As more Americans return to school to broaden their qualifications in an increasingly competitive job market, the volume of student lending is expected to surge even more.Furthermore, the


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