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300000 public sector workers in Scotland on strike
ScotsmanDecember 1, 2011

Thousands of public sector workers attend a march against pension cuts in Glasgow. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty By Tom Peterkin AROUND 300000 public sector workers in Scotland took strike action yesterday, forcing the closure of almost all of the ...more »

Greene County, MO Couple Pays $1000 Tax Bill in $1 Bills
KSPRDecember 1, 2011

A Greene County, MO couple says all they wanted to do was pay their property tax bill, but instead they were told to leave the Greene County Collector's Office. The couple says they brought in their payment in cash, an acceptable form according to ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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10 Things We Didn't Learn From Enron Scandal
ABC NewsDecember 1, 2011

Ten years after the energy and commodities firm Enron collapsed under the weight of a massive fraud, much has changed about how corporate America does business and much, unfortunately, has remained the same, with new frauds and ...more »

Collections
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Washington Collectors Association Offers Holiday Personal Finance Tips For ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

Communicate with Creditors: Having trouble making payments on an existing debt? Contact the creditor to discuss alternative payment arrangements. It won't eliminate your debt but it can make things more manageable. Communication is particularly ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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IN RE GARNER
Leagle.comDecember 1, 2011

Appellant First United Security Bank ("FUSB") appeals the district court's affirmation of the bankruptcy court's order that partially overruled FUSB's objection to confirmation of the Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan. FUSB contends that under Section 506(b) ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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10 things more stressful than work
CBS NewsDecember 2, 2011

Can't pay the bills, bad investments, IRS is after you -- I don't think I need to elaborate on this one, especially these days. Living with pain. Tens of millions of Americans live and work in chronic pain. It's rarely discussed as a workplace or ...more »

Garnishment
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Seasonal paychecks: how to use them best
Times Record NewsDecember 2, 2011

Not doing so will result in negative marks on your credit report, a lower credit score, late fees, and the potential of a judgment or wage garnishment being filed against you. nMake any needed home or auto repairs: With a reduced income, ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy proceedings for Dec. 3, 2011
Jamestown SunDecember 3, 2011

Angela May Bandelin, formerly known as Angela Struxness, Tolna, secretary, Chapter 7, debts of $71072, assets of $7400. David Wayne and Pamela Joy Pfaff, Enderlin, Chapter 7, debts of $48103, assets of $18450. Pfaff is a plumber. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Harrisburg's Proposed Receiver Says City's Debt Structure 'Disturbing'
BloombergDecember 1, 2011

The bonds themselves couldn't be challenged, no matter what a review uncovers, Unkovic said in an interview after the hearing. The law does allow legal action against entities that provided false information to support a bond issue, Unkovic said. ...more »

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