Mon.May 23, 2022

Council hit with huge writ for Unpaid Care home fees

UK debt collections

A Council in Wales has been hit with a high court writ to recover unpaid care home fees it owes. Gwynedd Council is reported to owe a large sum to a private care home service provider.

Appeals Court Overturns Dismissal of FDCPA Suit Based on Description of Debt in Letter

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What Are Typical Small-Business Loan Terms?

Nerd Wallet

Small-business loan terms determine how long a small-business owner has to pay back their borrowed money, plus interest. Typical loan terms, also referred to as repayment terms, can vary from a few months to 25 years — it depends on your lender and the type of business loan.

FCC Adopts New Rules to Battle Robocalls

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.

CFPB Launches New Effort to Promote Competition and Innovation in Consumer Finance

Consumer Finance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is opening a new office, the Office of Competition and Innovation, as part of a new approach to help spur innovation in financial services by promoting competition and identifying stumbling blocks for new market entrants.

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What to Do if You Can’t Afford Car Insurance

Nerd Wallet

Between rising gas and car-repair prices, it’s an expensive time to be a driver. And car insurance is no exception. But while you can’t control problems like labor shortages and supply chain issues, there are steps you can take to lower your insurance bill.

Higher Valuations and More Efficient Time-to-Close with New CAS Service Offering

Account Recovery

May 18, 2022: Philadelphia, PA — Having participated in more than 130 mergers and acquisitions over the last 20 years — representing more than $1.5

A Guide to TSA PreCheck for Military Members

Nerd Wallet

Are you in the military — or do you know someone who is? Do them a favor and tell them to sign up for TSA PreCheck, the trusted-traveler program that helps you move quickly through the airport. Popular with many travelers, TSA PreCheck gives military members additional benefits.


Daily Digest – May 23. Appeals Court Overturns Dismissal of FDCPA Suit; FCC Adopts New Rules to Battle Robocalls

Account Recovery

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.

Are Small-Business Loans Installment or Revolving?

Nerd Wallet

A small-business loan provides funds to purchase supplies, expand your business and more. This type of funding can be either installment or revolving. Reviewing the credit terms of your loan offer will help you determine whether you’re being offered an installment loan or revolving credit.

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‘Boomerang’ Employees Offer New Hiring Pipeline

Account Recovery

Some people are learning the hard way that the grass isn’t always greener somewhere else.

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Going Up for 2022-23

Nerd Wallet

Two years ago, federal student loan borrowers enjoyed the lowest interest rates ever on their loans. This fall, rates for undergraduate borrowers will be nearly double what they were in 2020-21.

Business insolvencies predicted to skyrocket

UK debt collections

Trade Credit insurers Allianz Trade have predicted that Business insolvencies will skyrocket. They predict company insolvencies will rise by a huge 37% this year. This would see the UK become the first big European economy to reach pre-pandemic levels of corporate insolvencies.

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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.

How to Save Money on Hotels

Nerd Wallet

Frequent travelers have their routines set. They know how to maximize their elite status perks and how to save money on hotels in the process. Still, there are some tricks of the trade that may not be so familiar to everyone.

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Supporting Entrepreneurship in 2022 and Beyond

Prosperity Now

The first week of May marked National Small Business Week , a time to recognize the importance of entrepreneurship to


The Pros and Cons of Booking Flights on Kayak

Nerd Wallet

When looking for the lowest airfare and best routes, searching individually for each airline is time-consuming and tedious. Likewise, quickly comparing multiple results across several websites can be a significant challenge.


Pay in Installments or Full: Which is Better?

Nexa Collect

A debt collection agency will almost always allow you to make payments in installments. Should a borrower/debtor go for it or not? Benefits of Paying in Full (in one lump sum payment). You will likely strike a deal to settle the debt for a lower amount (keep insisting).

The Delta Seat Selection Guide

Nerd Wallet

Booking a Delta Air Lines flight and wondering about Delta’s seat selection? It’s no wonder — with differing benefits for elite members and strict restrictions on basic economy tickets, figuring out how and when to choose your Delta seat can quickly become overwhelming.


Price Meese prevails in federal court telecom suit

Price Meese

Click on attached opinion where Price Meese attorneys represented the prevailing party in a suit filed in the Federal District Court of New Jersey. Click here: Opinion. The post Price Meese prevails in federal court telecom suit appeared first on Price, Meese, Shulman & D’Arminio, PC.


Advantages and Disadvantages of a Business Bank Loan

Nerd Wallet

According to the Federal Reserve’s 2021 Small Business Credit Survey, banks remain the most common source of credit for small businesses — compared with options such as online lenders, community development financial institutions or credit unions.

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Smart Money Podcast: Fruitful Yard Sale, and When Not to Refinance

Nerd Wallet

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. This week’s episode starts with a conversation about how to have a successful — and moneymaking — yard sale. Then we pivot to this week’s money question from a listener’s voicemail.


Money Conversations You Need to Have before Moving In with Your Partner

Credit Corp

This article originally appeared on Radical FIRE and has been republished here with permission. When you’re planning on moving in with your partner, there are important money conversations you need to have before moving in with your partner.


Equipment Leasing: What It Is, How It Works and Tax Implications

Nerd Wallet

Equipment leasing is a type of financing that lets you use a piece of heavy equipment for a set period of time. It can be a good choice if your business only needs a piece of equipment temporarily or if the tool will become less useful as it ages. But if you’re going to need.

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FTC Calls for Research Presentations for PrivacyCon 2022

Public Citizen

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a call for research presentations on a wide range of privacy and data security topics such as commercial surveillance and automated decision making for its annual PrivacyCon event, which will take place virtually on November 1, 2022. PrivacyCon 2022 will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data security.

Department of Commerce Requests Public Comments on Digital Assets

Troutman Sanders

On May 19, the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration issued a Request for Comment (RFC), seeking public input on the development of a framework for driving economic competitiveness and leadership in, and leveraging of, digital asset technologies as part of reinforcing U.S.

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Arbitration win for consumer plaintiff in the Supreme Court

Public Citizen

A consumer plaintiff notched a rare Supreme Court win in a Federal Arbitration Act decision this morning, Morgan v. Sundance Inc. The first three paragraphs of Justice Kagan's unanimous opinion sum things up nicely: When a party who has agreed to arbitrate a dispute instead brings a lawsuit, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) entitles the defendant to file an application to stay the litigation. See 9 U. But defendants do not always seek that relief right away.

Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Newsletter

Troutman Sanders

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses continue to be significantly impacted by COVID-19.