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5 things every business leader should know about Web 3.0

On Guard

For this Coffee Conversation , I sat down with Vera Schut and Bas Kemme from IntotheNXT. We talked about NFTs, Metaverse, smart contracts, blockchain and last but not least: Web3. In this blog, I will take you through the definition of the buzzwords of the digital world. Future-oriented business.

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Reaching Consumers Beyond Outbound Calling: Insights and Learnings from Collection Experts

True Accord

If transforming the way you reach customers to recover delinquent accounts isn’t on your radar in 2022, a year where projected delinquencies are expected to soar, you’re at risk.

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Great communication earns trust as a debt collector

American Profit

By Georgia: As a debt collector, I look forward to coming to work every day. Yes, you read that correctly. Admittedly, before working here, I would never have thought I’d think that.

Business CCJs in Scotland rise by 52%

UK debt collections

Business CCJs in Scotland saw a fifty two per cent (52%) increase in decrees and judgments against them in the first quarter of 2022. This huge rise is in comparison with the same period last year, 2021. The total value of these judgments also rose by a massive 269%.

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.

Kasasa Cash® and Kasasa Saver®: Putting your money to work for you

Kasasa

You probably don't give much thought to the wizardry of your bank or credit union until you need them to help you solve one of life's little hiccups.

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A Guide to Auto Loans in 2022

Better Credit Blog

One of the benefits of auto loans – which can actually be a problem – is that they’re so easy to get. A problem? Most auto loans are straightforward. But there are various types of auto loans that contain different provisions. If you don’t know what they are, you could pay too much for your loan.

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Small Business late payment rising due to cost of living increase

UK debt collections

Nearly a quarter (24%) of small businesses and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have seen a rise in the number of late payments. The late payment problem has increased since the cost of living has gone up claims new research.

FAQ: What is a Kasasa Saver® account?

Kasasa

We offer a lot of tips to save money , but one of the best and easiest ways to save more is to open an account that makes saving automatic. Rewards Banking Banking

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Daily Digest – May 20. Judge Grants MTD Over Settlement Offer in Letter; Appeals Court Affirms Ruling for Legal Collector in Age Discrimination Case

Account Recovery

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER SETTLEMENT OFFER IN LETTER A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because settlement offers mentioned in an initial collection notice allegedly violated the 30-day dispute window.

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.

CFPB Releases Report on Mortgage Servicing Metrics

Consumer Finance

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a report examining mortgage servicers’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hotels Tap Into Hot Amenity Amid Surging Gas Prices

Nerd Wallet

Given high gas prices, it might make sense that your next vacation involves an electric vehicle rather than one that’s gas-powered.

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Where did the name “Kasasa” come from?

Kasasa

When we decided to create a new banking brand for our awesome checking accounts , savings accounts, and loans (all of which are only available through community banks and credit unions ) , we took a lot of care choosing the perfect name.

Paycheck-to-Paycheck Returns as a Way of Life for More Americans

Account Recovery

The number of consumers who are living paycheck-to-paycheck, meaning they are not able to put aside any money for savings or emergency funds, is back to pre-pandemic levels, according to a published report, and the financial difficulties are being felt by people on all rungs on the income ladder.

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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.

What Is a Personal Loan?

Better Credit Blog

Life is filled with unanticipated expenses, and when you least expect it, you could be hit with a financial need that extends beyond your paycheck and your savings. Each year, tens of millions of Americans facing similar situations turn to personal loans to help ease the financial burden.

Does Leadership Influence Client Satisfaction?

Enterprise Recovery

Businesses often tout that they are "customer-focused" but in fact, they may only be focusing on what they assume the customer wants. Unless they're really taking the pulse of those they serve, through surveys and communication, the business may be more internally focused than keeping clients happy.

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Dealing With Death? There’s an App for That

Nerd Wallet

Before the pandemic, entrepreneurs Liz Eddy and Alyssa Ruderman had trouble getting venture capitalists to invest in their end-of-life planning app Lantern. Potential business partners were skeptical as well. “We

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Bill Introduced to Prohibit Student Loan Debt Cancellation While House Committee Chair Calls on President to Cancel $50k for Each Borrower

Account Recovery

There is a lot to unpack in today’s episode of “The Young and the Indebted” with the Secretary of Education, the chair of the House Financial Services Committee, and a former presidential candidate all making comments or taking action to address the issue of student loan debt forgiveness.

CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States

Consumer Finance

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an interpretive rule that describes states’ authorities to pursue lawbreaking companies and individuals that violate the provisions of federal consumer financial protection law.

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The Importance of Credit Applications

Debt RR

Extending credit to commercial customers can be a win-win situation for your business and your customers. It gives you a chance to build what could be a long-standing and lucrative relationship, and it enables your customer to buy more from you through commercial debt. However, the credit is a form of a loan, and the money isn’t yours until it’s in your bank account. A credit application provides a path for mitigating risk, even though it does not eliminate it.

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Trim Your Budget Strategically to Battle Rising Prices, Rates

Nerd Wallet

Consumers face rising prices almost everywhere they turn, including on basics like gas and food. At the same time, rising interest rates can translate into higher credit card payments for people carrying debt month to month.

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Ariz. AG Obtains Judgment Banning Collector; Defendants to Pay Up to $1.8M in Fines and Restitution

Account Recovery

The Attorney General of Arizona on Friday announced that the defendants in a lawsuit filed by its office have reached a consent judgment that will see the defendants pay $1.6

Best Bad Credit Auto Loans – Updated May 2022

Better Credit Blog

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear a Case About the Scope of the Fraud Exception to Discharge

PBWT

A discharge in bankruptcy usually discharges a debtor from the debtor’s liabilities. Section 523 of the Bankruptcy Code, however, sets forth certain exceptions to this policy, including for “any debt.

You Can Get Travel Insurance Without Paying for It Out-Of-Pocket

Nerd Wallet

Since many countries still require negative COVID-19 tests to enter, it’s good to obtain travel insurance. After all, a positive COVID-19 test result is still possible — even if you’re vaccinated and boosted — and could derail your trip.

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Judge Grants Motion for Defense in FDCPA Case Involving Assigned Claim

Account Recovery

There isn’t much to the ruling in this case, but it does involve a trend that I have been hearing more of in recent months, so I wanted to highlight this in case you haven’t seen it, or have seen it and are curious how these cases are being handled.

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CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule Bolstering Enforcement Efforts by States

Troutman Sanders

On May 19, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued an interpretive rule , describing states’ authorities to pursue companies and individuals that allegedly violate any of the federal consumer financial laws enforced by the CFPB.

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What Every Merchant Needs to Know about MOTO Payments

PDC Flow

Online businesses are more commonplace than ever. In fact, many companies now may never interact with customers face-to-face. Unfortunately, the convenience of digital transactions also makes MOTO payments (Mail order/Telephone order) a higher risk for businesses and consumers alike.

Learn Your Parents’ Financial Plans ASAP

Nerd Wallet

My mom died at age 61, when I was 31. Seeing her headstone in a field of others smacked me with a brutal, if obvious fact: Everyone, including everyone’s parents, will die. I promise I’m not trying to depress you. I want to prepare you, as this loss can happen sooner than you’d expect.

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