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Encore CEO Ashish Masih Reappointed to U.S.-India CEO Forum

Account Recovery

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 08, 2022 — Encore Capital Group, Inc. NASDAQ: ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today announced that its President and CEO, Ashish Masih, has been reappointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo to the U.S.-India India CEO Forum.


CFPB Takes Action to Protect the Public from Shoddy Data Security Practices

Consumer Finance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) confirmed in a circular published today that financial companies may violate federal consumer financial protection law when they fail to safeguard consumer data.


Wash. AG Amends Lawsuit to Accuse Collection Agencies of Failing to Provide Certain Disclosures

Account Recovery

Months after filing a lawsuit accusing a hospital network of “aggressively” seeking to collect $70 million from individuals who were eligible for charity care, the Attorney General of Washington has expanded his lawsuit to include a pair of collection agencies that allegedly failed to inform individuals about their eligibility.

This May Be the Cheapest Road Trip in America

Nerd Wallet

Road trips are a rite of passage for many Americans. These driving adventures are full of roadside attractions, eclectic diners and incredible memories. Yet, with high gas prices, many families are understandably reconsidering their vacation plans.

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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.

Harris & Harris Responds to Washington AG’s Lawsuit

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In response to the announcement that it was being sued by the Attorney General of Washington for violating state law related to the disclosures required when sending initial collection notices, Harris & Harris provided the following statement to

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Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of FDCPA Suit, While Tackling Issues With ‘Least Sophisticated Consumer’ Standard

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What Is DeFi?

Nerd Wallet

DeFi, short for decentralized finance, refers to services where users can make transactions on a public blockchain without an intermediary like a bank or a broker. These peer-to-peer services take place through smart contracts on public blockchains, primarily Ethereum.

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Calif. Appeals Court Affirms Denial of Defendant’s Anti-SLAPP Motion in FDCPA Case

Account Recovery

A California Appeals Court has affirmed the denial of an anti-SLAPP motion filed by a defendant being sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for allegedly making false representations in an underlying collection lawsuit.

Is it Better to Book Airbnbs in Advance or Last Minute?

Nerd Wallet

Despite what some travelers might think, booking a hotel in advance usually isn’t a good idea. The savings aren’t huge, but booking at the last minute knocks about 13% off the price of a hotel room, on average. But what about short-term vacation rentals like Airbnb?


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.

21 Companies Seeking Collection Talent

Account Recovery

During this, The Great Resignation Era, I thought it would be helpful to start a regular posting of different jobs within the accounts receivable management industry that I have found online.

Inflation Rates Slow Across the US


Kendall Payton, editorial associateThe consumer price index (CPI) rose 8.5% in July, compared to a 9.1% year-over-year increase in June. The drop in gas prices is a notable indicator of slowing inflation, but rates continue to increase among food and energy prices. The food index has increased 10.9%


Daily Digest – August 10. Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of FDCPA Suit; Wash. AG Sues Agencies

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What is a routing number?


Of all the passwords, authentication codes, logon numbers, and PINs you have to remember, it's likely your bank or credit union's routing number might slip from your memory from time to time. (Or, Or, more accurately, always.)

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.

Secure Payment Capture Technology Through PDCflow/PIMSWARE Partnership

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Ogden, UT – Payment communication software company PDCflow and call center software company PIMSWARE have teamed up to deliver secure capture payment technology. Through an integration with PDCflow’s Flow Technology, PIMSWARE users can now send texts and emails or call via dialer and collect secure signatures and payments from consumers – all within a single … The post Secure Payment Capture Technology Through PDCflow/PIMSWARE Partnership appeared first on

Student loan debt for the millennial generation


The news about millennial student loan debt makes business headlines as often as the latest Marvel movie makes entertainment news. One story is about superheroes saving the day, the other is about how much money you owe.

Burr & Forman Represents On To Victory in First-Of-Its-Kind Name, Image and Likeness Collective Acquisition for Auburn Student-Athletes

Burr Forman

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that the Burr Sports Law and NIL team represented an innovative team of Auburn University alumni to assist their name, image and likeness (NIL) collective, Friends of Auburn, LLC d/b/a ON TO VICTORY, in acquiring an existing NIL collective that supported Auburn University student-athletes.

How to withdraw money from a checking account without a debit card


If you suddenly find yourself in need of cash but don't have your debit card, don't despair. There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a checking account without a debit card.

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Amy Jordan Wilkes and Logan Hinkle Featured in Birmingham Business Journal on Impact of Dobbs on Company Health Insurance Plans

Burr Forman

Amy Jordan Wilkes and C. Logan Hinkle were featured in the August 5, 2022 issue of the Birmingham Business Journal discussing what the overturning of Roe V. Wade means for Alabama business’ company health insurance plans.


Today at the CFPB

Public Citizen

Two announcements today from the CFPB: CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections. Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an interpretive rule laying out when digital marketing providers for financial firms must comply with federal consumer financial protection law. CFPB Takes Action Against Hello Digit for Lying to Consumers About Its Automated Savings Algorithm.


The Impact of Michigan’s Uniform Assignment of Rents Act on Tenants’ Rights

Foster Swift

Taking effect on September 22, 2022, the Michigan Uniform Assignment of Rents Act (MUARA) will impact tenants’ rights in situations where landlords default on their loans.

CFPB Rules Digital Marketers Must Comply with Consumer Financial Protection Laws

Troutman Sanders

On August 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued an interpretive rule, detailing when digital marketing providers for financial firms must comply with federal consumer financial protection laws.

Covid to Cost-of-Living: Assessing Affordability in Uncertain Times

Fico Collections

Covid to Cost-of-Living: Assessing Affordability in Uncertain Times. The removal of the mortgage market affordability test in the UK could pose challenges at a time when affordability is an important lending issue. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 02:45. by Matt Cox. expand_less Back To Top.