Monthly Archives January 2015


Pay Cash Or Car Finance To Buy A New Car?

If you are going to buy your first car, it might be a tricky affair for most people. Purchasing a car is easier said than done. It might be quite bumpy at times for those who have not got enough knowledge about the process. Whether you are looking to buy new cars on cash or […]

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Confidence fuels car dealer and OEM salary demands – research

Increased automotive sector confidence and low unemployment is fuelling employee salary demands. Copeland Select, automotive industry recruiters, asked more than 3,000 automotive industry professionals to share information on their current employment and career aspirations. Julia Pennington (pictured), managing director, said: Large numbers of employees are seeking a job move and above inflationary pay rises. The […]

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Blue Motor Finance and George Banco take on mainstream lenders

By Tony Willard Two experienced executives are key players in new enterprises that will challenge established providers of dealer finance in 2015. One is targeting the prime car loan market, the other the sub-prime. Bob Jones, executive chairman at Blue Motor Finance, is backed by private equity investor Cabot Square Capital, which acquired his company […]

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Is using car finance a good idea?

AUSTRALIANS using finance to snap up a new set of wheels has hit a record high, new figures show. And those most likely to do so are home loan customers in their thirties and forties who have purchased property in the past five years.

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In Bankruptcy With a $19000 Monthly Rent

The 2012 collapse of the law firm Dewey amp; LeBoeuf LLP disrupted the personal finances of many who worked there, from young associates left without a job to retirees caught up in collection efforts once the firm went into bankruptcy. Partners accustomed to bringing home millions of dollars a year felt the pain, too, as […]

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Pension pot luck for English trustees in bankruptcy

The recent English High Courtdecision inHorton v Henry [2014] EWHC 4209 (Ch)has conflicted with the earlier decision inRaithatha v Williamson [2012] EWCA Civ. 799 andleaves the law unclear as to whether a debtors pension forms part of their bankruptcy estate. A trustee in bankruptcys entitlement to seek an income payments order (IPO) in respect of […]

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Local bankruptcy filings decline in 2014

Area bankruptcy filings declined in 2014, continuing a downward trend following the Great Recession. According to monthly filings from the US Bankruptcy Court’s Western District of Missouri, two of the most common personal bankruptcy codes, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, both showed decreases this year.

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