Category Archives: Finance

Illinois repo man pays-off elderly couple’s car after he tows it

RED BUD, IL (KTVI) – “I go out and take cars,” said Jim Ford, co-owner of Illini Asset Recovery.From who?“From people who don’t pay.”Repo man Jim Ford wears his company name on his back, and his heart on his sleeve.“I`ve been shot at, ran over, just about everything you can imagine,” he said.  “I haven’t been stabbed yet.”

Source: Illinois repo man pays-off elderly couple’s car after he tows it | FOX2now.com

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Meet Ronald Read: The Vermont Millionaire Who Lived Frugally And Bequeathed His Wealth To Hospital, Library

As a frugal man, Ronald Read quietly amassed a fortune throughout his life. His bequests to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Brooks Memorial Library were the largest both institutions had ever received.

Source: Meet Ronald Read: The Vermont Millionaire Who Lived Frugally And Bequeathed His Wealth To Hospital, Library : LIFE : Tech Times

Seattle Garbage Man Hailed as ‘Hero’ After Returning $12K in Lost Checks to School

A Seattle trash collector is being hailed for his integrity after he returned a bag with about $12,000 in checks to a local elementary school after discovering it on his route.

Source: Seattle Garbage Man Hailed as ‘Hero’ After Returning $12K in Lost Checks to School – Yahoo