Wed.Oct 14, 2020

Remote Work Visa Opportunities (and How to Get There on Points)

Nerd Wallet

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are working remotely than ever before.


Should I Terminate a Notice of Commencement?

Jimerson Firm

Before a property owner can make improvements over $2,500 to their property, Florida law requires the owner (or authorized agent) to record a Notice of Commencement in the public records where the project is located.

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American Airlines Increases Flexibility and Benefits for 2021

Nerd Wallet

American Airlines announced today its AAdvantage program changes for 2021. These changes reflect the times and how airlines are adapting to woo flyers back to the skies while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.


NMAC Pays $5M In CFPB Consent Order; Third-Party ‘Deprived’ Consumers of Lower Pay-by-Phone Options

Account Recovery

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday announced it had entered into a consent order with Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp.,

Limited Partnership: What It Is and When It’s Best for Your Business

Nerd Wallet

Choosing your legal structure is one of the first things you’ll do as a new small-business owner.


Regulator Releases Tool to Help Fight Ransomware Attacks

Account Recovery

If you were attending the Florida Collectors Association annual conference last week — either in person or virtually — you likely heard Jeremy Mapes discuss the growing problem of ransomware attacks.

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Judge Denies Renewed MSJ in FDCPA Case Over Status of Letter

Account Recovery

How To Remove Asset Recovery Solutions From Your Credit Report

Better Credit Blog

When you owe money to a creditor or a service provider, it could result in a collections entry on your credit report. This type of entry can bring down your credit score for as long as seven years.

Daily Digest – October 14. Judge Denies Defendant’s Renewed MSJ in FDCPA Case Over Status of Letter; NMAC Pays $5M in CFPB Consent Order

Account Recovery

How To Remove Ability Recovery Services From Your Credit Report

Better Credit Blog

Tens of millions of Americans have collections-stage debt. So if you’ve come across a collections entry on your credit report, you’re far from being alone. One unfamiliar name you may encounter on your report is Ability Recovery Services.

Gregory Friedman Joins Barron & Newburger

Account Recovery

AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 13, 2020 — Gregory M. Friedman has joined Barron & Newburger as an attorney in the firm’s Austin office. Gregory will work both with the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Law Group, and with its Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice Group.

Achieving efficient collaboration through digital transformation

On Guard

Achieving efficient collaboration through digital transformation. Before the Covid-19 crisis, digitisation was a long-term plan for organisations, but with the developments of this year, businesses have had to fast-track their digital transformation roadmaps.


Are Reverse Stock Splits a Signal to Sell?

Nerd Wallet

Would you rather have two $50 bills or one $100 bill? If you answered “it doesn’t really matter,” then you’re well on your way to understanding the immediate impact of reverse stock splits. Here’s a quick rundown of what reverse splits are and what they could mean for your portfolio.


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.

Consumer Finance

On October 15, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a proposed stipulated final judgment and order to settle its lawsuit against Encore Capital Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries. Press release Debt collection Enforcement

Average Car Insurance Rates by Age and Gender

Nerd Wallet

Car insurance premiums can be mysterious at the best of times. If you move, buy a new car or simply get older, prices can go up or down without a lot of explanation. While those premium changes may feel arbitrary, the price you pay ultimately ties back to a handful of facts about you.

Operating Agreements: What You Need Before You Start

Rocket Lawyer

Operating Agreements may be required when you start a business that will be registered as a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC). Make sure you know what the requirements are in your state before you get started.

Don’t Return Your Leased Car — Sell It

Nerd Wallet

That leased car gathering dust in your driveway might have hidden cash in it. Dealers facing tight inventories are scrambling to buy good used cars to resell. They might be willing to purchase your leased car for more than the buyout price in your contract. “I

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CFPB Partners with Pro Linebacker Brandon Copeland to Host a Virtual Town Hall on Managing Money During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Consumer Finance

CFPB Director Kathleen L. Kraninger and Brandon Copeland, pro linebacker and Financial Literary Professor, will host a virtual town hall to discuss how people can better manage their money during tough times. Press release


Fractional Shares: What They Are and Where to Buy Them

Nerd Wallet

If you’ve had your eye on a pricey stock but don’t want to invest all your savings in a single company, fractional shares available through a few online brokerages could be an affordable way to get started.


Our 2020 Highlights and 2021 Outlook


As citizens of the world, we know that 2020 will ultimately go down in history as a year of great significance. Many of us are eager for the start of a New Year. At Katabat, a business operating in the US, Europe, and Australia, we have been creating our own amazing story of change and transformation in the midst of these unprecedented times. I am proud to announce the launch of an updated website and fresh new brand look.

Best Buy Black Friday 2020: How to Get the Best Deals

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. What are Best Buy’s Black Friday 2020 store hours?

Virginia Search Warrant Seeking to Identify Peaceful Protestors

Public Citizen

by Paul Alan Levy. Yesterday, we filed a motion to quash a search warrant seeking to obtain from Facebook the confidential files of an activist group that has been protesting the refusal of Virginia authorities to step in to protect the health of immigration detainees in a private prison in Farmville, Virginia. 

How to Maximize the Discover it Miles Travel Credit Card

Nerd Wallet

The Discover it® Miles card makes earning and redeeming miles for travel simple with its flat-rate rewards structure. While it doesn’t offer as many premium features and benefits as some travel cards, it could be a good option if you’re looking for a $0 annual fee alternative.


Infographic | The human side of order-to-cash

On Guard

The finance professional’s role in the order-to-cash process. Maintaining a positive customer experience is key to ensuring their loyalty and is vital to the long-term survival of an organisation.