Tue.Aug 02, 2022

State AGs Call on Administration to Extend PSLF Forgiveness Waiver

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A group of nearly two dozen state Attorneys General have written a letter to President Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, asking them to extend the deadline for individuals to file claims under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, arguing that too many eligible candidates are still unaware or confused by the waiver.

The Ethereum Merge Is Coming: What It Means for You

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Class-Action Accuses Collector of Violating FDCPA Through Discount Language in Letter

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of a series that is sponsored by WebRecon. WebRecon identifies serial plaintiffs lurking in your database BEFORE you contact them and expose yourself to a likely lawsuit.


Digital Engagement Technology in Debt Collection: Consent, Compliance and Risk

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Spam calls and change in communication preferences from younger generations is making it harder than ever for debt collectors to get consumers on the phone. That’s why digital engagement through email, text and electronic methods of payment are now becoming mainstream in accounts receivable.

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.

Judge Grants Defendant’s MSJ In FDCPA Class over Tax Reporting Language in Letter

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Despite making many arguments to the contrary, a District Court judge in New Jersey has granted summary judgment to the defendant in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling the plaintiffs now lack standing to sue in federal court, even though a class had previously been certified in the case.

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Daily Digest – August 2. Discount Language in Letter Leads to Class-Action; Judge Grants MSJ for Defense Over Tax Language

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CLASS-ACTION ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF VIOLATING FDCPA THROUGH DISCOUNT LANGUAGE IN LETTER A class-action complaint has been filed against a debt collector for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because of the language it used in a letter offering the plaintiff opportunities to repay the debt by making less than a payment in full.

What Is a Market Adjustment on a Car?

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A market adjustment on a new car is simply added profit. The dealership believes demand for the vehicle supports a price higher than the manufacturer-suggested retail price on the government-mandated Monroney window sticker. The practice goes by several other names: Added dealer markup, or ADM.

Nursing Homes Suing Friends and Family of Residents to Recover Unpaid Debts: Report

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5 Things to Know Before You Start Earning Capital One Miles

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Capital One has done its best to make its reward program — Capital One Miles — competitive with other card issuers. Along with launching new cards, Capital One has added new transfer partners and revamped its transfer ratios over the last few years.


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.

Shipping Costs Rise Even as Demand Drops


Although consumer demand is starting to soften, shipping prices are bolstered by container shortages and port congestion, said Lori Ann LaRocco, CNBC senior editor, during a news report. East Coast [port] congestion has created a floor in prices at around the $9,000 range," she said.


Stocks Today: Top Gainers and Losers

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The top stocks today may look great right now, but it’s possible they may be the worst stocks tomorrow. Some of the stocks below are penny stocks, which are stocks that trade for less than $5 per share. Because of their low price, it can be enticing for investors to buy lots of shares in.

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The Burr Broadcast – Labor and Employment Update 8.02.2022

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Join Burr & Forman for “The Burr Broadcast,” where our attorneys provide you quick updates on important labor and employment trends you need to know. In this week’s Burr Broadcast, Chandler Aragona discusses recent EEOC guidance regarding an employer’s right to test its employees for COVID-19.


Why are so many millennials in debt?


There may be hundreds of individual reasons why people in their late 20s to early 40s are in debt, but there are two big, big reasons. Debt Management Borrowing

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.

Burr & Forman Represents Aerofoam USA in Establishing U.S. Headquarters in Abbeville, SC

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Aerofoam USA , a brand of the family-owned, international firm Hira Industries, today announced plans to establish its United States headquarters and operations in Abbeville County, South Carolina.

View your car insurance matches!

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. NerdWallet writes for NerdWallet. Email: articles@nerdwallet.com. The article View your car insurance matches! originally appeared on NerdWallet. Auto Insurance Insurance

WSJ: Equifax Sent Lenders Inaccurate Credit Scores on Millions of Consumers

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Here but paywalled. Excerpt: * * * The scores were sometimes off by 20 points or more in either direction, the people said, enough to alter the interest rates consumers were offered or to result in their applications being rejected altogether. * * *. “We We have determined that there was no shift in the vast majority of scores during the three-week timeframe of the issue,” Sid Singh, president of Equifax’s U.S. Information Solutions, said in a statement.

Where You Can Fly Business Class in Lie-Flat Seats

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In the past decade, many airlines have significantly improved business and first class offerings — particularly on long-haul international flights. From United Airlines to Qatar Airways, several airlines introduced excellent new business class seats that fully recline into lie-flat beds.


Proposed New Data Security Rules Could Prove Duplicative, Forcing Banks to Turn Over Dangerous Amounts of Secured Data

Troutman Sanders

An amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House in July would create a “systemically important entity” designation, applying new regulations and offering priority aid to certain critical infrastructure companies.

Travel Insurance for Australia: What to Know

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Now open to tourists after two years of pandemic-related closures, Australia is back on many travelers’ wish lists, and for good reason.


Which Is Better: Alaska Airlines vs. JetBlue Airways

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There are so many airlines flying across the country these days, that it can be difficult to parse which one is best.