Collection agency makes gains in Connecticut water debt

Mar 27, 2012 Mike Garretson

The Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) of Stamford, Connecticut, has more than $2 million in uncollected revenue from delinquent accounts, the Stamford Advocate reports. Debt has mounted because the WPCA's billing function, which


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Ohio city feels collection agency is the right move

Mar 27, 2012 Mike Garretson

The Niles, Ohio, city council recently announced its decision to employ a debt collection service to recover more than $250,000 in debt dating back to the 1990s, the Vindicator reports."We're still checking, but I'm comfortable


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Americans to use tax refunds on personal spending, investments or debt payments

Mar 27, 2012 Mike Garretson

As the U.S. government begins to send out tax refunds in coming months it's expected to drive a brief uptick in consumer spending. Analysts also expect many Americans to use the funds to pay down debt on credit cards, mortgages and student


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Debt collectors benefit economy

Mar 26, 2012 Mike Garretson

A new study commissioned by Ernst & Young using 2010 data found that the actions of debt recovery services have a positive effect on the national, state and local economies of the United States.The study reported that in 2010, debt collectors


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Coakley announces new collection regulations

Mar 26, 2012 Mike Garretson

Coakley announces new collection regulations

A recent announcement from Massachusetts attorney general Martha Coakley stated that debt collection regulations in the Commonwealth had been revised to more closely align with existing state and federal laws, explains the Stop Collector blog.Enacted


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