CREDIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CREDIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) American Express quarterly profit rises 9 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238524-79/percent-american-express-card.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238524-79/percent-american-express-card.html.csp">American Express quarterly profit rises 9 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:12:01.779-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Express Co.’s net income grew 9 percent in the second quarter, as spending by cardholders increased and the credit card issuer set aside less money to cover potential credit losses. A one-time gain related to the company’s business travel division also helped boost results. The New York company’s latest earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations, but its 5 percent increase in revenue fell short. Spending by holders of American Express cards grew 9 percent during the April-June period, ref...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385242014-07-29T17:12:01.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:12:01.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238524@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:12:01 MDT Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237523-79/percent-debt-credit-collections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237523-79/percent-debt-credit-collections.html.csp">Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency, potentially hurting credit scores and job prospects, said Caroline Ratcliffe, a senior fellow at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582375232014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T13:41:59.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237523@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:41:59 MDT Study: 35 percent in U.S. are facing debt collectors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236765-79/debt-percent-collections-credit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236765-79/debt-percent-collections-credit.html.csp">Study: 35 percent in U.S. are facing debt collectors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency, potentially hurting credit scores and job prospects, said Caroline Ratcliffe, a senior fellow at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367652014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:09:02.104-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236765@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:09:02 MDT Fake bomb left at Utah bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233142-78/device-scott-explosive-package.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233142-78/device-scott-explosive-package.html.csp">Fake bomb left at Utah bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:16:00.486-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bomb squad was called to an Ogden credit union Monday morning after someone left what proved to be a fake explosive device at the drive-up window. Ogden police officials said someone placed a package in the “retractable teller window” at Wasatch Peaks Credit Union, 975 Washington Blvd., at about 10:30 a.m. Monday. With the package was a note saying the item was an explosive device, said Lt. Tim Scott. Scott said the Davis County bomb squad was called to the scene, and by 1:15 p.m., were able t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233142@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:00 MDT Bloomberg View: Ryan remembers his anti-poverty roots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224006-82/ryan-states-credit-grants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224006-82/ryan-states-credit-grants.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Ryan remembers his anti-poverty roots</a></h4>