Department of Defense moves to protect service members and their families from abusive creditors

July 23, 2015 by

A soldier returns from a tour of duty in Afghanistan to find his car repossessed in his absence. A sailor on patrol in the Persian Gulf receives a notice that the lender is raising the interest rate on her home loan and demands a balloon payment. With all of the pressures our service members face, should they also have to cope with abusive, devious lenders?

Between July 21st 2011 (when … Read the rest

Bonds: Building blocks for a stronger Maine economy

July 13, 2015 by

“Maine has a lot of work to do in order to keep up with our rapidly changing world and to compete successfully in the global marketplace. Implementing a more substantial bond package that strengthens our economy through investments in infrastructure and technology is of the utmost importance to setting Maine and its people on course to a more prosperous future.”

Maine legislators recently passed two bond proposals: LD 1415, An … Read the rest