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Congressional Report Provides Overview of Collection Industry

Account Recovery

If you are looking for an unbiased and straightforward report that provides a high-level summary of what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Congress are doing to regulate the debt collection industry, then this is the report for you.

What Is Friendly Fraud?

Payment Savvy

Friendly fraud is not friendly at all. It has grown in recent years, thanks to the rise in e-commerce. Friendly fraud is when consumers pay for a product or service online using their credit card, then contact their credit card issuer to dispute that transaction.

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Line ‘Em Up: The Secret to Hiring Is Gaining Massive Business Efficiency First

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Imagine if Henry Ford had tried to create massive efficiency within the automotive industry, and just hired people, before he started building assembly lines. It would have been a disaster. At that point, one of the greatest innovations of the 20th Century becomes just another Hindenb u rg disaster.

How To Remove Asset Acceptance LLC From Your Credit Report

Better Credit Blog

Have a collections entry from Asset Acceptance LLC on your credit report? If Asset Acceptance is on your credit report, it’s probably because you forgot about a bill. It’s important to deal with a collections agency like Asset Acceptance quickly.

The do’s and don’ts of preparing for Open Enrollment

Kasasa

Open Enrollment — and Medicare’s Annual Election Period — can be overwhelming. W ith so many options to choose from in a short amount of time, it can be pretty confusing and hard to keep up with. B ut help is on the way !

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From Blogs to Apps: 11 Financial Resources for Women

Credit Corp

Women often face unique challenges when managing their personal finances. One of those, for example, is the gender pay gap. According to PayScale, in 2020 women make on average 81% of what men earn in the workplace.

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Is Halloween Canceled This Year? Not at These 10 Theme Parks

Nerd Wallet

Is Halloween canceled this year? It might be in your neighborhood, but it’s not canceled everywhere. Sure, some popular, annual Halloween events at theme parks are off the table this year. With Disneyland still closed, that means the park’s annual Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween party is out.

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Getting to Know Vanessa Ward of Matrix Imaging Solutions

Account Recovery

The “Getting to Know” series is sponsored by Arbeit. Arbeit is a powerful, and easy to use communications platform that empowers businesses to reach more consumers.

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Leniency measures? This way you get invoices paid quickly

On Guard

Leniency measures? This way you get invoices paid quickly. A lot of people and organisations have been financially affected by the corona crisis. Not unexpectedly, one in three finance professionals thinks that the number of days an invoice remains open will increase in the coming months.

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Mitigating Risks Associated with Hotel, Restaurant and Entertainment Industry Economic Challenges: Part 5 – Commercial Foreclosures 101

Jimerson Firm

Sometimes, foreclosure of a commercial property is the only option available to lenders and servicers to limit losses as a result of defaults on hotel and restaurant mortgages.

How Safe Is Air Travel Right Now?

Nerd Wallet

In a time of uncertainty, doubt and downright misinformation, it can be hard to know whom or what institutions to trust about safety during the pandemic. And as families try to decide whether to travel home for the holidays, many remain unsure about the relative risks of air travel.

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Non-Bankruptcy Litigation in Bankruptcy Court

PBWT

It seems to be a common misunderstanding, even among lawyers who are not bankruptcy lawyers, that litigation in federal bankruptcy court consists largely or even exclusively of disputes about the avoidance of transactions as preferential or fraudulent, the allowance of claims and the confirmation of plans of reorganization.

Judge Grants MSJ For Defense in FDCPA Case Over Multiple Addresses in Letter

Account Recovery

How To Remove Absolute Resolutions Investments LLC From Your Credit Report

Better Credit Blog

Absolute Resolutions Investments LLC is a debt collection agency. If they’re contacting you or have appeared on your credit report, it’s important to handle the situation as quickly as possible.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule Extending the GSE Patch

Consumer Finance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule to extend the Government-Sponsored Enterprise Patch until the mandatory compliance date of a final rule amending the General Qualified Mortgage loan definition in Regulation Z. Press release Regulation Z Mortgages

PlayStation Black Friday 2020 Deals: Are They Worth It?

Nerd Wallet

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. Black Friday deals are already within reach.

How to Increase Cash-flow during a Crisis

Debt Recoveries

As a credit control expert, I often come across the accounts of “high-turnover” businesses, who are nonetheless, drowning in debt and struggling to show a profit. Usually it’s because they don’t have good systems in place to ensure bad debt is reduced or illuminated.

Healthcare Providers Must Prepare for ‘New Normal’: Study

Account Recovery

Healthcare providers must start bracing for a “new normal” that represents a lower number of patients once the coronavirus pandemic is over, according to a recently released study.

How To Remove TU Interactive From Your Credit Report

Better Credit Blog

Curious about an entry from TU Interactive on your credit report? When your report has an inquiry from TU Interactive, it’s probably because you applied for some type of credit.

Fox News:  New Mexico Bankruptcy Court Reaffirms Committee Eligibility for Derivative Standing Despite Contrary Tenth Circuit B.A.P. Precedent

PBWT

In an important affirmation of the rights and duties of a creditors’ committee, Bankruptcy Judge David T.

Why It’s Time to Dump Home Buyer Love Letters

Nerd Wallet

In today’s hot housing market, buyers feel pressure to bring their A-game. Besides making their “highest and best” offers, some eager buyers go an extra step and include a personal letter in hopes of winning the seller’s heart. “We’re

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Emily Mack Discusses Employer Policies Related to Company Property Damages for SHRM Online

Burr Forman

For an October 14, 2020 article by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Emily Mack offered insights on employment policies related to the employee-caused damage to company property and an employer’s ability to recoup compensation.

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Clark Hill Adds Industry Leader Leslie Bender as Financial Services Regulatory and Privacy Lawyer in D.C.

Account Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2020 – Clark Hill PLC today announced Leslie C. Bender has joined the firm as Senior Counsel in its Financial Services Regulatory & Compliance group in Washington, D.C.

Creating a Startup Budget for Success

Payment Savvy

Creating a budget is among the most important tasks new business owners must tackle. A budget can help track your startup needs and expenses against expected income.

Retail Sales Climb Higher Than Expected

NACM

Retail sales are on the rise again, and sales are faring better than expected. According to the Census Bureau, U.S. retail and food services sales in September increased 1.9% from August. Data is also 5.4% higher than September 2019. Sales between July and September 2020 were ahead 3.6%

9 Low-Cost Ways to Make Virtual Learning Easier for Kids

Nerd Wallet

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with millions of schoolchildren still learning remotely as the weather turns colder, some might benefit from a few investments in their at-home experience. The following items, all under $15, can help make distance learning more appealing to even the youngest learners.

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Why Is a Cash Flow Statement Important?

Enterprise Recovery

When you're trying to learn more about your business finances, a cash flow statement is a must. This financial statement paints a clear picture of how your business is managing its cash to pay debts and fund operations.

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More Americans ‘Struggling’ to Pay Healthcare Bills: Survey

Account Recovery

About 40% of Americans are having trouble managing their medical bills and have had at least one bill sent to collections, according to a survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report this month.

The Digest: October 2020

True Accord

For this edition of The Digest, we’re taking stock of what we’ve learned so far from the economic impacts of COVID-19, its implications for collections and emerging fintech trends.

How To Remove Account Control Technology From Your Credit Report

Better Credit Blog

Have questions about an entry from Account Control Technology on your credit report? We have answers. Account Control Technology is a debt collector, and if they’re contacting you, it means you probably let a payment slip through the cracks.

What Is the Average Cost of Homeowners Insurance?

Nerd Wallet

The average cost of homeowners insurance in the U.S. is $1,631 a year, according to NerdWallet’s 2020 analysis. This estimate is based on a policy for a 40-year-old homeowner with: $300,000 in dwelling coverage. 30,000 in other structures coverage. 150,000 in personal property coverage.

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