Daily Archives: July 28, 2016

Secrets to choosing a good lease car

The popularity of leasing has shot up to a historic high: 31 percent of all new cars driven off the lot are now leased, according to data from financial services firm Experian. Even used cars are being leased, although Experian says it’s only at 3.98 percent. Meanwhile, Edmunds data show trucks and SUVs to be the fastest-growing vehicle segment for leasing.

Secrets to choosing a good lease car

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Debt-collection proposals: Fewer calls, easier to dispute

The new rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would also require collectors to have more documentation to prove a debt is owed, and initiate a 30-day waiting period for loans tied to someone who has recently died — halting all collection attempts from a spouse or child during that time.

Debt-collection proposals: Fewer calls, easier to dispute

Lloyds cuts 3,000 jobs as Brexit fears take shape

Lloyds is expanding its cost-savings program because of changing consumer behavior and the expectation that interest rates will now remain lower for a longer period than previously expected as a result of the vote, the bank said. The cuts, which are equivalent to about 4 percent of Lloyds’ workforce and almost 10 percent of its branch network, come in addition to previously announced reductions and are expected to save an additional 400 million pounds ($528 million) annually.

Lloyds cuts 3,000 jobs as Brexit fears take shape

Ride-sharing OK’d in China

China is one of a series of markets where Uber and competitors have grown fast but faced legal challenges to their business model, which lets customers summon a car using a smartphone app.

Ride-sharing OK’d in China

American Fork appoints police chief from its own ranks

Darren Falslev has been interim police chief for American Fork since May and will officially drop the term “interim” from his title.

American Fork appoints police chief from its own ranks

Conviction upheld in cold case solved by bloody dollar bill

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Supreme Court is upholding a murder conviction in the death of a gas-station clerk that was solved using DNA in blood on a dollar bill.

Conviction upheld in cold case solved by bloody dollar bill

Yeah, Fictionist is decked out in normcore these days, but here’s why

“Normcore and seven years ago, our fashion fathers brought forth on this continent, a new aesthetic, conceived in sweatpants, socks and sandals, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created comfortable.”

Yeah, Fictionist is decked out in normcore these days, but here’s why

Yeah, Fictionist is decked out in normcore these days, but here’s why

“Normcore and seven years ago, our fashion fathers brought forth on this continent, a new aesthetic, conceived in sweatpants, socks and sandals, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created comfortable.”

Yeah, Fictionist is decked out in normcore these days, but here’s why

From the Web: Pokemon and parkour take over Provo

From the Web: Pokemon and parkour take over Provo

Mormon church pulls its missionaries out of Turkey

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church has pulled its 15 missionaries out of Turkey, citing concern about unstable conditions there.

Mormon church pulls its missionaries out of Turkey