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Can Debt Collectors Make Contact Through Social Media?

Direct Recovery

Getting hassled about an outstanding collection account over social media is the last thing any consumer wants to deal with. Still, many collection agents argue that it is the most productive means of communication in 2022.

5 Tips to increase your savings automatically


Any time we can automate our lives to make each day a little simpler, we gain a little more ease in our day. Even if it's just washing our dishes in a dishwasher rather than by hand, the convenience saves us time. Who doesn't need more time in their day? Rewards Banking Banking

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Your Collection Agency has Shut Down? What to do Next?

Nexa Collect

Many collection agencies have shut down recently due to the following reasons. Covid-19 Pandemic : Collection agencies were barred from collecting money in many states during the pandemic, impacting revenue from existing accounts.

Anniversary Date: You Should Replace Your Hardware Devices on a Schedule

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Law firms tend to let their hardware run. and run. and run – until it can’t run no more. Most often law firm hardware breaks down, wheezing. Now, I don’t want to say that attorneys are cheap; so, let’s call them ‘ thrifty ’ , instead.

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.

Five Stories that Matter in Michigan This Week – June 10, 2022


Five Stories that Matter in Michigan This Week – June 10, 2022; Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Insights. Wayne County Announces $54 Million Fund for Small Businesses.

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Bill Introduced in House to Allow CROs to Dispute Debts Directly With Furnishers

Account Recovery

A bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives that would allow credit repair organizations to file direct disputes with furnishers on behalf of consumers, and require furnishers to respond directly to credit repair organizations with the results of a dispute investigation.


I can’t believe I’m in collections

American Profit

Every now and then we will hear this when talking to a consumer and it always reminds me just how important of a role a debt collector plays in the economy. While the person owing the debt may not understand, we have to walk a very thin line at times.

What to Look for in a B2B Debt Collections Agency

Enterprise Recovery

When your business contracts with another business, there's an expectation that both parties will honor their obligations, including paying on time.

12 tips for more affordable summer travel


It seems the moment summer starts the photos of friends traveling all around the world seem to pop up on your Facebook feed. You probably wonder, "How on earth do all these people afford these vacations?". My Finances Seasonal Spending Spending


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.

Judge Denies Plaintiff’s Motion for Reconsideration in FDCPA Case

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Indiana has denied a plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration after partially granting a defendant’s motion for summary judgment, ruling that the Court did not make an error by misinterpreting Section 1692e(8) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Ethereum (ETH) Definition, Current Price and How It Works

Nerd Wallet

Ethereum is a central building block of the economy developed around cryptocurrency. Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), is the second-most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization.


Invoice late payment surge crippling Yorkshire Businesses

UK debt collections

As the UK’s economic situation continues to deteriorate, businesses in Yorkshire face a front-line battle against invoice late payment. Many Yorkshire based Businesses are starting to show signs of increasing financial problems.

7 Ways to avoid paying unnecessary banking fees


Who loves paying banking fees? You’d be hard pressed to find someone to raise their hand when asked that question, but asking if they hate them is much easier. If someone asked you which bank fee gives you the most grief, you might think it's those ATM fees for using another bank's money machine.

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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.

Judge Sanctions Defendant, Certifies Class of 300k Who Did Not Have Credit Reports Updated After BK Discharge

Account Recovery

Travel Price Tracker: June 2022

Nerd Wallet

Like nearly every aspect of the economy right now, travel costs are being hit by soaring inflation. And if it feels like airfare and hotels are ridiculously expensive, you’re not wrong: Both categories hit all-time highs in May.


Toll fine Debt Collection letters are ‘intimidating and misleading’

UK debt collections

Letters being sent by a Debt Collection Agency to drivers who fail to pail Tyne Tunnel fees are “initimidating and misleading” debt charities have warned. The Debt Collection letters advise of potential fines and even criminal convictions.

How community financial institutions are restoring consumer confidence in the banking industry


You might have seen a clever meme on social media, incorrectly attributed to President Abraham Lincoln that reminds us, "You cannot believe everything you read on the internet."

Equifax Confirms Issues with Some Credit Scores

Account Recovery

Thanks to Michael Lamm at Corporate Advisory Solutions for giving me a heads up about this issue… Equifax has been telling lenders that about 12% of the credit scores it has been providing recently are inaccurate, likely a result of a coding error.

First Quarter Marks 2 Years of Bad News for First-Time Home Buyers

Nerd Wallet

Home prices continued to reach for the sky in the first quarter of 2022, despite the fact that winter is typically the least expensive time of year to buy. With high prices paired with still-shrinking inventory, a competitive market became even more difficult to navigate.


Another Unanimous Supreme Court Decision Goes Against a Company Seeking Arbitration

Public Citizen

For the second time in the space of two weeks, the Supreme Court issued a narrow, but unanimous, decision against a company seeking arbitration. Today's decision in Southwest Airlines v. Saxon , like the one two weeks ago in Morgan v. Sundance, Inc. involved an employment arbitration agreement, not a consumer agreement.


Couponing 101: How to coupon (and save money) like an expert


Are you a couponing novice? If you're on the outside looking in, the world of extreme couponing can seem a little strange and overwhelming. Those on the inside though know a little time spent couponing each week can bring great rewards and a much happier wallet. Budgeting Spending


Daily Digest – June 9. Getting to Know Dale Watts of Armstrong and Associates; Appeals Court Denies En Banc Request in FDCPA Case

Account Recovery

GETTING TO KNOW DALE WATTS OF ARMSTRONG AND ASSOCIATES Reading his answers, how could anyone not want to work for Dale Watts? I’m not sure about you, but he had me at forcing all his staff to take an hour-long lunch break every day.


5 Smart Ways to Stay Connected When Traveling Abroad

Nerd Wallet

We live in an ultra-connected world. Most Americans are now accustomed to always being online, with a majority of Americans (53%) admitting to regularly using their phone in bed before going to sleep, according to a 2021 study by Contentsquare, an analytics company.


CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot

Consumer Finance

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against the owner of a student-loan debt relief company for allegedly withdrawing hundreds of thousands of dollars from student borrowers’ bank accounts, without authorization. The CFPB alleges that Frank Gebase, Jr.

States at Work: Shining Examples of Progressive Legislation in Key Economic Policy in 2022

Prosperity Now

State legislatures file, introduce and pass thousands of bills each year. As many of the state legislative sessions end around


CFPB Opens Inquiry Into Employer-Driven Debt

Account Recovery

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday announced it has opened an inquiry and is soliciting information from the public regarding debts that are owed by employees to their employers, often through requirements that employees pay for equipment, training, or other supplies.


Laid Off? Take These Steps to Get Help

Nerd Wallet

Losing your job is stressful enough on its own. Meanwhile, you still need to put food on the table, a roof over your head and manage other financial obligations. While it may feel like everything is out of your control, there are steps you can take to manage your finances and resources you can use.


Back to basics: How to manage your checking account


How people choose to manage their checking accounts may be as vastly different as how people choose to spend their money. Your checking account might be closely tied to your savings account, or you may not even have a savings account. My Finances Banking

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