Companies banged up during the Great Recession a decade ago have been preparing for the next slowdown by keeping workforces lean, adding technology and avoiding excessive debt.
The rules released Tuesday are an update to debt-collection regulations enacted in the 1970s, which never took into account changes in technology, like the use of cellphones, email or the internet.
Carmel’s total liabilities have swelled to nearly $1.2 billion including principal, interest and other debt payments, according to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance.
The Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics retailer says it has interest from dozens of potential purchasers.
The much-lauded Tindley Accelerated Schools has missed its enrollment targets this year, forcing it to eliminate positions and seek loans.
The findings suggest that many Americans are being trapped by debt because they are confused by the notices they get from hospitals and insurance companies about the cost of treatment.
The Fishers debt collection agency had been forced into bankruptcy by creditors. On Monday, a judge approved a request to terminate the once-promising firm.
The Carmel-based insurance holding company says it expects to buy back more of its shares and take a special charge tied to a recent tender offer.
A group of Indiana political and business leaders are joining a national effort to pressure Washington, D.C., politicians to find a long-term debt fix.
Indianapolis-based WellPoint Inc. sold its first convertible securities in more than 13 years with a $1.35 billion offering of 30-year bonds.
The trend toward small businesses’ delaying payments appears to have leveled off, but it’s still unclear how soon—or even whether—receivables will return to the 30 days that was standard for most businesses before the recession began in December 2007.