GovBeat: debt


Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Half the nation’s counties sell property tax bills to debt collectors

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:31 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt collectors, Florida, housing, liens, New Jersey, newsletter, property taxes

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Chicago’s mind-blowing $33 billion debt and pension obligations

Decades of debt and public employee pensions will keep Chicago taxpayers on the hook for generations to come.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:24 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago, debt, Illinois, pensions, States

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Ranking the states: Credit card debt

Alaska residents hold more credit card debt per capita than any other state, while the Midwest is more frugal.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:50 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alaska, credit cards, debt, iowa, Rankings, spending, States