Arizona fire department contracts with debt collection service

Mar 24, 2012 Mike Garretson

Arizona fire department contracts with debt collection service

The governing board of the Joy Lane, Arizona-based Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department recently agreed to hire a debt collection service to recoup more than $120,000 in unpaid ambulatory services, the Daily News reports.In total, there are more


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Many Americans remain wary about economy

Mar 23, 2012 Mike Garretson

Many Americans remain wary about economy

Despite a widespread belief that the economy is beginning to get back on track after the 2008 recession, many Americans are still uneasy about the state of U.S. finances. With student loans, outstanding medical bills and consumer credit debt


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False debt collectors not following rules

Mar 23, 2012 Mike Garretson

In the world of debt collection, there are certain rules and regulations that true debt collectors must follow to ensure fair dealings when trying to collect money owed to businesses or groups.Florida's WZVN ABC-7 outlined some of the regulations


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Student debt running high in Wisconsin

Mar 22, 2012 Mike Garretson

Though student loan debt recently surpassed credit card and auto debt as one of the most defaulted-on types of loans, many Americans are still taking out loans to attend colleges with the hope of obtaining successful careers in the future.


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American households face rising tide of medical debt

Mar 22, 2012 Mike Garretson

American households face rising tide of medical debt

While Americans may be growing more confident in their personal finances, many households remain seriously in debt, and medical expenses may be one of the most troubling sources of financial woes.A report released Thursday by the federal Centers


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