Ameritech Financial Encourages First-Generation College Students to Persevere in the Face of Debt – PR Newswire (press release)

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., March 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The benefits of having a college degree, not the least of which include increased earnings potential for college graduates, have been well-documented. First-generation students may be especially excited to see increased earnings in their future and to experience that social mobility. However, because of the high costs…

Lone Wolf MC demanded 15 ‘roscoes’ as repayment for Illawarra drug debt, jury hears – Illawarra Mercury

A Lone Wolf MC drug dealer-turned-police-informant has told how a $76,000 debt prompted him to turn to his accused gun-runner friend. Strike force police pulled the informant, who can only be known as Mr Brown, out of a hotted-up car on Crown Street, Wollongong the afternoon of September 15, 2016. As passers-by stopped to stare, police placed him…

3836 people seek professional help – after running up £16.2m mountain of debt in just 12 months – Stoke Sentinel

Thousands of cash-strapped families have sought professional help from a charity after running up a £16.2 million mountain of debt in just 12 months. Staffordshire North and Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has blamed people’s personal debt problems on low wages and rising living costs. It has left many people unable to pay their rent…