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A Startup Guide to B2B Accounts Receivable and Collections

Enterprise Recovery

A new business takes time, dedication, and wearing lots of many hats. If you're growing your business and want to attract more capital, it's time to protect your cash flow.

What is the Difference Between the FDCPA and the FCCPA?

Jimerson Firm

Businesses throughout Florida should be aware of consumer statutes that provide remedies to consumers and impose liability to businesses, even for small technical violations.

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U.S. Congress Raises Debt Ceiling, Avoiding Default Until 2023

NACM

The House and Senate voted this morning to increase the federal debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion, allowing the U.S. government to avoid default until early 2023, according to government officials. The vote was made just hours before the deadline that the U.S.

Pile Up: What Are You Going To Do With All Those Old Files?

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Law firms generally have lots of trouble moving into new software programs. And, there are, for sure, a lot of reasons for that. Moving on from the status quo is hard, on its own. Plus, mindset change is a difficult thing. And, let’s not even talk about getting buy-in from staff.

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.

Save big on your New Year's Eve party with one signature cocktail

Kasasa

Everyone loves walking into a party with a fully stocked bar, knowing that someone has pulled out all the stops to make sure everyone has a good time. But when you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party at your place, buying all those bottles, bitters, and mixers can be awfully pricey. Holiday Smarts

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What are Deed Restrictions and When are They Enforceable?

Jimerson Firm

As a real estate attorney, I’m often approached by clients purchasing a new property that are concerned with deed restrictions.

What Does the CFPB Have to Do With My Debt Collection Claim?

FFGN COLLECT NY

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has more to do with your debt collection claim than you might think. Professionally, your business may deal with consumers directly or indirectly.

South Carolina Business License Reforms Go Into Effect January 1, 2022

Burr Forman

South Carolina businesses have historically been subject to business license taxes on their gross income that vary widely from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Opens Inquiry into “Buy Now, Pay Later” Credit

Consumer Finance

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a series of orders to five companies offering “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) credit. Press release

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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.

Thriving in Third Party Collection: An Interview With Bethany Robertson

PDC Flow

Like many people in accounts receivable, Bethany Robertson found her career path by accident – working part time for an agency during college. Now, Vice President, co-owner, and founder of Debt Recovery Solutions of Ohio, Inc, she runs a thriving collection agency of her own.

Get your money right: An insider’s guide to simplified wealth

Kasasa

Pick up the tools to improve your cashflow, and to create a foundation for your long-term financial future.

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The Property Line: Don’t Be Misled by These Myths About iBuyers

Nerd Wallet

IBuyers are one of the few true innovations to hit the real estate industry in recent years. Yet consumers haven’t fully embraced them because of misconceptions about how iBuyers work, and what types of problems they resolve for sellers and buyers.

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What To Know About Getting Pre-Approved For A Car Loan

Better Credit Blog

If you’ve been considering buying a new car, but you’ve hesitated because you worry it will be expensive or the process of securing a loan will be too difficult, take heart.

3 critical things to know about wage garnishments

Albuquerque Law

In 2020, more than 4.5 million people across the United States had their wages garnished to pay debts. Wage garnishments are a common tactic creditors use to collect debts. In turn, they are also a common challenge that individuals already struggling with debt face. We have discussed the important aspects of New Mexico’s laws regarding wage garnishments in previous blog posts. However, here are three additional – and essential – things you must understand about wage garnishments.

What is the best bank to use?

Kasasa

You put a lot of thought into where you shop. Maybe you’re a hole-in-the-wall boutique kind of person, or the type that knows exactly when to hit which malls or big box stores to snag the best deals. Sustainable Banking Bank Local

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How the Government's Response to Inflation Could Help Savers

Nerd Wallet

This article provides information for educational purposes. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend specific investments, including stocks, securities or cryptocurrencies.

FTC settlement bans phantom-debt collectors from industry

Public Citizen

From a Federal Trade Commission press release : A group of phantom debt collectors will be permanently banned from the debt collection industry and required to surrender the contents of numerous bank and investment accounts under the terms of a settlement  with the Federal Trade Commission.

Judge Grants MTD on Remanded Case Over Lack of Standing

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Ohio has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case because claiming statutory damages is not enough of a concrete injury for the plaintiff to have standing to sue. A copy of the ruling in the case of Portnoy v.

Crackdown on rogue Directors who dissolve Companies to avoid Business Debts

UK debt collections

The Insolvency service has been given new powers to challenge the conduct of dodgy directors who dissolves a Business to avoid paying their liabilities.

A Year-End Checklist to Make the Most of Retirement Savings

Nerd Wallet

This article provides information for educational purposes. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend specific investments, including stocks, securities or cryptocurrencies.

CFPB opens inquiry into “Buy Now, Pay Later” credit

Public Citizen

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a series of orders to five companies offering “buy now, pay later” credit. The orders to collect information on the risks and benefits of these fast-growing loans went to Affirm, Afterpay, Klarna, PayPal, and Zip. The CFPB explained that it is concerned about accumulating debt, regulatory arbitrage, and data harvesting in a consumer credit market already quickly changing with technology.

Commercial Collection Agencies of America Gives Back

Account Recovery

Bankruptcy Filings Show Declines Across All Chapters from October to November 2021

NACM

New bankruptcy filings across all chapters declined by 5.6% in November from the previous month, according to Epiq's November 2021 bankruptcy filing statistics from its AACER bankruptcy information services business.The total for new commercial filings across all chapters also decreased by 10.3%

Best Credit Cards of 2022: 4 Features to Look For

Nerd Wallet

The credit card market is highly competitive and constantly evolving. Lately, that means new cards that give consumers more choice. As this trend continues into 2022, credit card shoppers will need to know what to look for. What does a good credit card look like these days?

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CFPB report on violation of consumer-protection law in 2021

Public Citizen

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a report on wide-ranging violations of law in 2021. The report covers violations in areas including mortgage servicing, fair lending, payday, and remittances. A press release with a link to the report is here

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CFPB Opens Inquiry into Buy Now Pay Later Offerings

Account Recovery

Businesses being chased for Late filing penalties by Debt Collection firms

UK debt collections

Businesses filing their financial statements late due to the impact of the pandemic face the prospect of being contacted by debt collection agencies before their penalty appeals have been concluded by Companies House, say leading tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg.

Your Holiday Gifts Still Haven’t Arrived. Now What?

Nerd Wallet

You placed an order last week and still haven’t received the shipping confirmation. Or maybe the package is in transit, but its location hasn’t been updated in days. The supply chain issues that experts warned us about heading into the holiday shopping season have materialized.

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Financial Tips and Tricks for One-Income Households

Credit Corp

Some households operate off one income by choice, while for others that is merely their circumstance. Regardless of how you found yourself in this position, a one-income household is not uncommon, and it’s certainly not unmanageable.