Tagged: finances

Transparency and need

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly As you may (hopefully!) be aware, NAW is running a campaign this month to raise money. It’s like a pledge drive, and we’re like PBS calling on “Viewers...

Number of bankruptcies still falling

In the second quarter of 2010, the number of bankruptcies was 1,240. This is a fall of 10 percent compared with the same period last year. The largest decreases in percentage terms were in...

Improved results in 2009

Audited figures for 2009 show a considerable strengthening of the municipalities’ finances compared to 2008. Net operating surplus for the municipalities is estimated at 2.7 percent in 2009. The municipalities’ gross operating surplus in...

Improved results in 2009

Preliminary figures for 2009 show a strengthening of the municipalities’ finances compared to 2008. Net operating surplus for the municipalities is estimated at 2.8 percent in 2009 compared to 0 percent in 2008. Preliminary...

Increasing share for credit lines

Credit lines secured on dwellings accounted for almost a quarter of Norwegian banks’ and mortgage companies’ total loans secured on dwellings to Norwegian households at the end of November 2009. This is the highest...