Fri.May 20, 2022

Kasasa Cash® and Kasasa Saver®: Putting your money to work for you

Kasasa

You probably don't give much thought to the wizardry of your bank or credit union until you need them to help you solve one of life's little hiccups.

Daily Digest – May 20. Judge Grants MTD Over Settlement Offer in Letter; Appeals Court Affirms Ruling for Legal Collector in Age Discrimination Case

Account Recovery

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER SETTLEMENT OFFER IN LETTER A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because settlement offers mentioned in an initial collection notice allegedly violated the 30-day dispute window.

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What Is a Personal Loan?

Better Credit Blog

Life is filled with unanticipated expenses, and when you least expect it, you could be hit with a financial need that extends beyond your paycheck and your savings. Each year, tens of millions of Americans facing similar situations turn to personal loans to help ease the financial burden.

Panel Talks About How to Deal With Consumer Complaints

Account Recovery

Cyber Security, Change Management and Enterprise Risk Management: Scaling Operations for Growth

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance

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.

Does Leadership Influence Client Satisfaction?

Enterprise Recovery

Businesses often tout that they are "customer-focused" but in fact, they may only be focusing on what they assume the customer wants. Unless they're really taking the pulse of those they serve, through surveys and communication, the business may be more internally focused than keeping clients happy.

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Learn Your Parents’ Financial Plans ASAP

Nerd Wallet

My mom died at age 61, when I was 31. Seeing her headstone in a field of others smacked me with a brutal, if obvious fact: Everyone, including everyone’s parents, will die. I promise I’m not trying to depress you. I want to prepare you, as this loss can happen sooner than you’d expect.

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CFPB Issues Rule Giving States More Authority to Enforce Federal Laws, Including FDCPA

Account Recovery

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday opened the door for states to take more regulatory and enforcement actions against financial services companies, including those in the accounts receivable management industry, issuing an interpretive rule that certifies that states can enforce the Consumer Financial Protection Act.

Fidelity Bonds: What They Are, How to Get One

Nerd Wallet

Fidelity bonds are insurance policies that protect a business’s finances in case an employee steals from the business or commits fraud. Fidelity bonds are also known as employee dishonesty insurance. You can buy a fidelity bond on its own or as part of a commercial crime insurance policy.

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Settlement Offer in Letter

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because settlement offers mentioned in an initial collection notice allegedly violated the 30-day dispute window.

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.

How Debt-Related Stress Affects Body and Mind

Nerd Wallet

Being in debt feels like you’re always a step behind. It doesn’t help that debt is spoken about as something that’s your fault — too much online shopping, or too many pricey pitchers of mimosas at brunch. “In

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CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule Bolstering Enforcement Efforts by States

Troutman Sanders

On May 19, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued an interpretive rule , describing states’ authorities to pursue companies and individuals that allegedly violate any of the federal consumer financial laws enforced by the CFPB.

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What Is a Margin Call? Definition and How to Avoid One

Nerd Wallet

Margin trading allows investors to purchase securities, such as stocks, with borrowed money. The hope behind the gamble is simple: A loan increases your purchasing power, which can magnify your gains. But what happens when the investments you made with the money you borrowed aren’t doing so well?

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Ex TV Channel boss banned from being a Company Director

UK debt collections

A Plymouth based businessman has been banned from being a company director for eight years. This follows after his TV network went bust with unpaid debts totaling nearly two million pounds.

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.

Best Barcode Label Printers for Small Business

Nerd Wallet

The best barcode label printers make it easy to create and print codes that help you track your inventory. Thermal printers, which use heat to print, eliminate the need for ink and can print hundreds of labels per minute.

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Five years of FinTech Barometer 2022

On Guard

Time flies! Another five years of FinTech Barometer. One thing is certain for technologies: five years is a long time in which a lot happens. A technology may have emerged and just as quickly died out again.

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How to Get Cheaper Award Prices on United Flights

Nerd Wallet

United MileagePlus is a key loyalty program in the points and miles world, and it’s not just because United Airlines is one of the largest U.S. airlines. United is a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards®, Bilt Rewards and several hotel loyalty programs — making it easy to rack up United miles.

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FinTech Barometer 2022

On Guard

Deciphering the data landscape: Financial insights from the 2022 FinTech Barometer.

How to Score a Savings Account Bonus — and Know When to Skip It

Nerd Wallet

There are banks that want to give you more than $100 to open a new account. The catch? You might need to make a minimum deposit. Or receive a direct deposit. Or keep your money deposited for a certain time. Or all of the above. For some customers, the requirements are worth the effort. “I.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Collection Agency

Taurus Collect

Almost every company, from small businesses to enterprise organisations, seeks partnerships with debt collecting agencies when their past-due account receivables begin to mount.

Can Priceline Get Me a Good Deal?

Nerd Wallet

Is Priceline legit? This online travel agency is well known and joins plenty of others in promising good travel deals for flights, hotels, rental cars and more. But is this true? It can be. Let’s take a look at how Priceline works, whether it’s reliable and how it can save you money.

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Explainable Machine Learning for Probability of Default Calculations

Fico Collections

In my last post I looked at using predictive machine learning models (specifically, a boosted ensemble like xGB Boost) to improve on Probability of Default (PD) scoring and thereby reduce RWAs. The results were quite impressive at determining default rate risk – a reduction of up to 20 percent.

Hotel Guide: Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa

Nerd Wallet

Hilton Honors points collectors are in luck when visiting French Polynesia, as there are several places to earn and redeem points. One of them is the beautiful Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa — a favorite of those traveling beyond the famous island of Bora Bora.

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