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How Credit Cards Become Debt Traps

Debt Guru

It’s estimated that some 60 million American households regularly carry outstanding credit card balances. According to a WalletHub study, the average household’s credit card balance is $8,425.

Change the Narrative: Your Invoices Probably Need Better Billing Descriptions

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Every interaction a law firm has with a client is a marketing opportunity, a chance to cement your value as a service provider And, there’s actually no better place to solidify that relationship than through your invoicing.

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Dear Debt, We’re Better Apart

Dear Debt

Hey debt fighters! It’s been a while but we’re back! If you’d like to write a dear debt letter, get in touch with me. Today’s dear debt letter is from… Related Posts: Dear Debt, This Won't Last. 13 Ways You Can Make Money. 10 Signs You Have a Toxic Relationship With Credit. 6 Clever Money-Saving Hacks to Reach Your Financial Goals. The post Dear Debt, We’re Better Apart appeared first on DEAR DEBT

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6 Tips to make your camping trip even cheaper

Kasasa

If you are prepping for your next outdoor adventure or considering the relaxing benefits of taking to the forest for a few days of "roughing it," you'll figure out that there are several costs associated with getting away from it all.

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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.

Groups Launch Ad Campaign, Issue White Paper, Detailing ‘Unlawful’ Actions at CFPB

Account Recovery

Rohit Chopra, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has finally gone too far, in the eyes of the U.S.

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How to Work with Enterprise Recovery When Clients Don't Pay

Enterprise Recovery

When you've exhausted time and resources chasing down an unpaid invoice, it's time to send that invoice to third-party collections. If the client isn't responsive to your efforts to connect or they're refusing to pay or cannot pay, it's time to send the account to third-party collections.

Small Businesses Are Steady Now but Worry About the Future

Nerd Wallet

Small-business owners are faring OK financially right now, but their worries about the future are mounting, according to a new Small-Business Financing Index from NerdWallet. This is the first installment of the NerdWallet SMB Financing Index.

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Judge Grants MSJ for Defendant in FDCPA Case Over Email Sent to Represented Plaintiff

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Illinois has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that emails sent to the plaintiff by the defendant did not violate the statute.

What You Should Know About Debt Collectors

Sawin & Shea

If, like many, you are struggling with debt and are behind on payments, you may be stressed out by all of the calls you are receiving from your creditors.

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.

Fake lawyer charged over County Court appearance

UK debt collections

A fake lawyer has been charged in connection with offences in a County Court hearing. The man has admitted posing as a lawyer at Coventry County Court when he does not have the necessary legal qualifications. The individual is named Naveed Rai, who resides in Bromsgrove.

Greedflation and Stagflation: Who’s to Blame and What to Do

Nerd Wallet

The investing information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments.

Daily Digest – June 27. Complaint Alleges Debt Parking Violation; Judge Grants MSJ For Defense in FDCPA Email Case

Account Recovery

COMPLAINT ALLEGES COLLECTOR VIOLATED REG F’S DEBT PARKING PROHIBITION A lawsuit has been filed against a collection agency for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the “debt parking” provisions of Regulation F — in what might be the first such lawsuit filed following the enactment of the debt collection rule last November.

Supreme Court Says EPA Went Too Far on Regulating Climate Change

Burr Forman

On June 29, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an arcane portion of the Clean Air Act (“CAA”), infrequently used by the EPA, could not serve as appropriate delegation of legislative authority to regulate greenhouse gas. West Virginia v. EPA (No. 20-1530, June 2022).

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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.

Council vows to step up Debt Recovery efforts

UK debt collections

Debt recovery efforts at Dorset Council are returning to normal following two years of a ‘light touch’ approach due to the pandemic.

Should You Use Buy Now, Pay Later Services for Travel?

Nerd Wallet

Buy now, pay later services are an increasingly popular way to purchase products online.

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N.J. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Over Suit Filed During Pandemic

Account Recovery

A New Jersey Appeals Court has upheld a ruling in favor of a debt collector that was sued for filing a collection lawsuit against an individual, after the individual claimed, among other issues, that the collector should not have been allowed to file suit during the pandemic because of a clause in the agreement with … The post N.J.

Five Stories that Matter in Michigan This Week – July 1, 2022

Fraser

Five Stories that Matter in Michigan This Week – July 1, 2022; Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Insights. Bills Easing Regulations on Michigan Child Care Providers Signed Into Law.

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What Employers Need To Know in a Post-Roe World

Burr Forman

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization , overturning Roe v. Wade , the 1973 ruling that protected a woman’s right to have an abortion.

Will This Be the Summer of Student Debt Cancellation?

Nerd Wallet

The “will he, won’t he” summer of student debt cancellation is upon us. The “he” is, of course, President Joe Biden. Some 43 million borrowers are hanging onto hope that Biden will take executive action to relieve at least some of their collective $1.7 trillion debt. Rumors fly on social media.

CFPB Issues Rule Outlining How States Can Enact Credit Reporting Laws

Account Recovery

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TL;DR – Prepare Now for Delinquencies Tomorrow

True Accord

What’s going on in the economy? Jamie Dimon advises to brace for an economic “hurricane” , a prominent black swan investor says the financial system is most vulnerable to “the greatest credit bubble of human history” , and Elon Musk has a “super bad feeling”.

FINRA Report Denies Arbitrator Selection Manipulation

Burr Forman

On June 29, 2022, FINRA released the report of its independent investigation, concluding that allegations of a “secret agreement” to avoid certain arbitrators on an industry lawyer’s cases were untrue.

Contingent vs. Pending: What This Means in Real Estate

Nerd Wallet

As you drive by “for sale” signs during your search for your next home, you may spot one that says “contingent” or “pending.” These are sort of limbo states for homes that happen when the seller has accepted an offer but the transaction is not yet finished.

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New Payment Platform Allows Consumers to Split Payments Across Multiple Cards

Account Recovery

A new payment platform, which allows consumers to split payments across multiple debit and credit cards, has announced that it has raised $5.5 million to help it launch. Among the investors in the platform are Odell Beckham, Jr., and actress Robin Wright, according to a published report.

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Make Avoiding Bad Debt Easier with These Tips

JMA

Owning a business means that you unfortunately come face to face with debt on a somewhat regular basis – probably more regularly than you would like to think or admit. This debt is usually due to customers or clients who for whatever reason have not paid you.

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Almost half of financial professionals still using Excel for debtor management

On Guard

Amsterdam, 30 June 2022 – Despite the plethora of innovative new software on the market, nearly half (49%) of financial professionals are still using Excel spreadsheets to log information and updates on customer payments into their business.

Can You Get a Startup Loan With No Collateral?

Nerd Wallet

Tracking down no-collateral startup business loans can be a challenge, but it’s not impossible. However, you can expect them to have higher interest rates, shorter repayment terms or lower maximum lending amounts than secured business loans.

Judge Refuses to Allow Incentive Award for Named Plaintiff in FDCPA Class Action

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Utah has approved a requested award for attorney’s fees in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, but lowered the award for the named plaintiff in the class-action case, ruling that an incentive award beyond what is statutorily allowed was not authorized under the FDCPA.