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Judge Grants MTD for Lack of Standing in FDCPA Case Over Letter Vendor, Dispute Status

Account Recovery

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Can marrying someone who has filed bankruptcy impact your finances?

Albuquerque Law

When a relationship becomes serious, the couple often starts to carefully consider their finances. After all, a long-term commitment like marriage usually means two people will combine their finances.

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Why are we one of the best places to work in the collection industry?

American Profit

It’s no surprise to the team here but we have once again earned the distinction of being one of the best places to work in collections. Since 2008, we have continued to earn this recognition through an effort spearheaded by Best Companies Group.

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CFPB Proposes Rule to Rein in Excessive Credit Card Late Fees

Consumer Finance

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule to curb excessive credit card late fees that cost American families about $12 billion each year.

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Connect, Care, Convert: Secrets to Establishing Trust with Niche Markets and Turning Them Into Clients

Speaker: Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach, is here to give you insights into the consumer mindset along with proven strategies for nurturing trust and client-building in underserved markets.

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February Mortgage Rates on the Downslope by End of Month

Nerd Wallet

Holden Lewis writes for NerdWallet. Email: hlewis@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @HoldenL. The article February Mortgage Rates on the Downslope by End of Month originally appeared on NerdWallet. Mortgages

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Daily Digest – February 6. Judge Grants MTD for Lack of Standing; New Mass. AG Makes First Industry Enforcement Action

Account Recovery

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Are You Taking Too Long to Collect on Receivables?

Enterprise Recovery

When your business has a late-paying client, follow-up calls must be handled quickly and with conviction. Late or non-paying clients cause your business to write receivables off as bad debt, and they could cause the deterioration of your business relationships.

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How to Safely Use Payment Apps

Nerd Wallet

Kimberly Palmer writes for NerdWallet. Email: kpalmer@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @kimberlypalmer. The article How to Safely Use Payment Apps originally appeared on NerdWallet. Personal Finance

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Utility Debt Collection Agency to be investigated by Ofgem

UK debt collections

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Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

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Creditor that Filed an Excessive Claim Draws Court’s Rebuke and Possible Sanctions

PBWT

This post is about a junkyard, hogs getting slaughtered, and a bankruptcy judge poised to sanction a creditor and her counsel. The message from the case to would-be claimants in other cases is simple: do not “overreach.” ” In re U Lock, Inc. Case No.

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Connecticut Governor Announces Intention to Purchase, Forgive $2B of Unpaid Medical Debt

Account Recovery

Following the lead set by TV stations, churches, and local governments, the governor of Connecticut has announced his intention to spend $20 million to purchase and then forgive $2 billion of unpaid medical debts for residents of The Nutmeg State.

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Justice of the Peace Brazoria County Precint 3 Place 1

Busby Lee

Justice of the Peace Brazoria County Precint 3 Place 1 Justice of the Peace Brazoria County Precint 3 Place 1 is presided over by the Honorable Judge Mike Merkel. The court is located at 260 George St., 100, Alvin, TX 77511.

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Fed Rate Increase Could Signal Lower Mortgage Rates Ahead

Nerd Wallet

Holden Lewis writes for NerdWallet. Email: hlewis@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @HoldenL. The article Fed Rate Increase Could Signal Lower Mortgage Rates Ahead originally appeared on NerdWallet. Mortgages

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

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MP’s family firm chased SME’s for unpaid commercial rent during covid

UK debt collections

Government Minister Nadhim Zahawi has come under criticism for chasing unpaid commercial rent during the pandemic. His firm Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd owns a number of Commercial properties in Birmingham.

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Bankruptcy Court Issues Ruling on Ownership of Celsius Account Assets

PBWT

The concept of “property of the estate” is important in bankruptcy because it determines what property can be used or distributed for the benefit of the debtor’s creditors.

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New Mass. AG Makes First Industry-Related Enforcement Action

Account Recovery

In her first collection-related enforcement action, Andrea Joy Campbell, the new Attorney General of Massachusetts, announced that Toyota Motor Credit Corp., the financing arm of Toyota, will pay $7.6

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North by Northwest: Achieving Efficiency through Expertise

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

There’s been lots of talk over the last few years about law firm efficiency. And so , some folks address the value of workflows. And, others talk about how important it is to generate metrics around efficiency.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

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Bequests: What They Are and How to Set One Up

Nerd Wallet

Connor Emmert writes for NerdWallet. Email: cemmert@nerdwallet.com. The article Bequests: What They Are and How to Set One Up originally appeared on NerdWallet. Insurance

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My Massachusetts debtor’s check bounced. How do I collect now?

Collections Law

When a check bounces, you can sometimes get paid by simply following up with the person who wrote the check. It might have been a blip and they may be willing to pay. When that doesn’t happen, Massachusetts law may allow you to sue that person and the company named on the check.

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Mistakes to avoid when filing for personal bankruptcy

Roths Child Law

If you are struggling to pay your debts, you have a number of options at your disposal. You can approach your creditors for a waiver or negotiate a repayment plan that will work for you. If these options are not possible, you may consider filing for bankruptcy.

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Compliance Digest – February 6

Account Recovery

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics.

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Hiring for Florida Banks and Credit Unions: A Summary of Background Checks and Other Information Required to Comply With Various Regulatory Schemes

Jimerson Firm

Banks and credit unions should not only routinely require, but also closely scrutinize, criminal background checks during the hiring process in order to maintain compliance with applicable regulatory schemes.

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7 Best Websites for Scholarships

Nerd Wallet

Cecilia Clark writes for NerdWallet. Email: cclark@nerdwallet.com. The article 7 Best Websites for Scholarships originally appeared on NerdWallet. Loans Student Loans

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PDCflow Releases Card Verify for Credit Card Transaction Authentication

PDC Flow

Validating credit card information before a transaction is submitted can eliminate failed payments. To help merchants ensure card data is accurate before a transaction is processed, PDCflow announces the new Card Verify feature.

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Litigation to increase your Claims Recoveries

Debt Recoveries

You may be able to increase your insurance claims recoveries with the expertise of a specialised law firm, and leave the hassle of recoveries to the professionals. Insurance consultants and brokers handle the claims process but many choose to outsource the recovery efforts to a law firm. The knowledge and experience that law firms may contribute to the process is one of the key advantages of outsourcing claim recovery.

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Judge Denies MSJ Motions from Plaintiff, Defendant in FDCPA Case over Dispute Removal Request

Account Recovery

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Noncompete Agreements: Protecting Referral Relationships as Legitimate Business Interests

Jimerson Firm

Referral relationships are a valuable business asset that can be difficult to protect with noncompete agreements. Depending on whether your company is seeking to enforce a noncompete agreement or defend against its enforcement, that difficulty can act to your detriment or in your favor.

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