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How Listening to Customers Improves Debt Collection Recovery Rates

PDC Flow

Listening to customers keeps them happier, boosts retention and helps companies identify areas of improvement. In debt collection, listening is a key skill to look for in a new hire. It is an essential part of consumer interactions, determining the success (or failure) of the calls your agents make.

Digital Collections - Award-Winning Success from Hoist Finance

Fico Collections

In today's environment, how do you transform your debt resolution function and create lasting success? Hoist Finance, the consumer debt purchaser working with banks and financial institutions across Europe, has had tremendous resultswith digital collections using the FICO® Platform.

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Biden’s Executive Order Links Data Collection to Competition

Collection Industry News

Source: site. President Joe Biden‘s push for Federal Trade Commission rules protecting consumer data privacy highlights ties between tech companies’ power and the personal information they collect. Biden urged the FTC to write rules governing “the surveillance of users” in a wide-reaching executive order on competition, singling out unfair data collection practices that could damage competition and consumer privacy.

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Red Flag: Vetting Potential Clients Is Easier With a List

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Sailors use a series of flags to indicate danger ; Billy Joel occasionally names albums after such flags. Lawyers ignore red flags – at least when they relate to client engagement. As has been discussed in this space, attorneys tend to avoid the intake process.

Judge Grants Motion to Deny Certification in TCPA Class Action

Account Recovery

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Charles Jimerson Interviewed by the Miami Herald for Condo Law Expertise for Surfside Condo Collapse Article

Jimerson Firm

On Friday, July 9, 2021, the Miami Herald covered the Surfside condo collapse in their latest news article, “ Condos’ reserve funds, delayed repairs under new scrutiny since Surfside tragedy.”

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NCAA Issues Interim Policy Allowing Student-Athletes to Monetize Their Name, Image and Likeness

Fraser

The NCAA recently announced an interim policy that allows student-athletes from all three divisions to monetize their name, image and likeness (often referred to as “NIL”). The new policy went into effect on July 1, 2021. The NCAA’s new interim policy was enacted on the cusp of laws in a number of states, such as Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas, taking effect which allow NCAA athletes to monetize their NIL.

Ed. Dept. Cancels More Loans for Misled Students

Account Recovery

The Department of Education on Friday announced it was canceling an additional $56 million in student loans for 1,800 individuals who were misled by three different for-profit institutions about their employment and salary prospects and the transferability of credits from the schools to other institutions.

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Urgent Guidance for Community Associations Regarding Property Inspections and Preparation

Jimerson Firm

LEGAL ALERT // Urgent Guidance for Community Associations Regarding Property Inspections and Preparation. As the tragedy in Surfside continues to develop, like many around the country, we are struck by the senseless loss of lives.

Making the Most of First Class on Cathay Pacific

Nerd Wallet

Craving a truly luxurious first class flying experience? Then, Cathay Pacific first class may be just the ticket. But keep in mind that with a limited number of first-class seats available on the Hong Kong-based airline, scoring one of the airline’s most coveted seats won’t be easy.

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Biden Executive Order To Examine Non-Compete Agreements

Fraser

On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued an executive order aimed at “promoting competition in the American economy.”

ProVest and Vertican Technologies Partner on Q-LawE Software Integration

Account Recovery

TAMPA, Fla. July 13, 2021 – ProVest, an industry leader in serving legal process, announced that it is now fully integrated with Vertican’s Q-LawE platform. Vertican’s software offers many benefits, namely time savings and human data entry error elimination.

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Webinar: Navigating the Post-Pandemic Era of Rapidly Escalating Construction Prices

Jimerson Firm

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, three of our partners will present Navigating the Post-Pandemic Era of Rapidly Escalating Construction Prices: A Panel Discussion on Trends, Tips and Best Practices.

Continuing Our Work with the Southern Partnership to Reduce Debt (SPRD)

Prosperity Now

Prosperity Now is happy to announce that we are starting the next phase of our work with the Annie E

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Oasis, A Paychex Company Review 2021: PEO Basics, Costs, Alternatives

Nerd Wallet

Oasis, a Paychex Company, is a professional employer organization, or PEO, that can bundle payroll, human resources, employee benefits and compliance services into one package. Unlike some payroll software products, Oasis matches business owners with a dedicated team of HR and payroll specialists.

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Applied Innovation Celebrates Two Decades in the ARM Industry

Account Recovery

Wenatchee, Washington. — Applied Innovation Inc. is proud to announce the celebration of our 20th year serving the Accounts Receivable Management industry in the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Student Loans

Sawin & Shea

Student loan debt can be crippling. Trying to put money towards a house or a car, as well as paying all of your other bills on top of student loan debt, is often exhausting and can sometimes feel impossible. In America alone, the average student loan debt in 2021 comes to around $1.7 trillion.

Middle East Shifting Focus Toward Renewable Energy to Boost Economy

NACM

The Middle East has relied on the production and distribution of oil for decades to sustain its economy. Now, with GDP projecting a decrease in oil and non-oil growth in the coming years, that production is expected to decline as the Gulf region prepares to invest more in renewable energy sources."We

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Smart Money Podcast: Fighting Inflation and Risks of Small Mortgage Lenders

Nerd Wallet

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. This week’s episode starts with a new segment we’re calling Buzzwords, where we discuss terms you’ve probably been hearing about in the news and what they mean for your bottom line.

White House Issues Order Seeking to Slow Bank Mergers, Give Consumers More Control of Their Financial Data

Account Recovery

The Biden administration issued a sweeping Executive Order on Friday that touches just about every area of the economy, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the banking and financial services industry.

How FICO and Operation HOPE are Taking Steps toward Financial Literacy for All

Fico Collections

A core pillar of promoting and sustaining widespread access to credit is ensuring high levels of financial literacy. Unfortunately, the U.S. lags behind many other countries in financial literacy, meaning millions of Americans lack the resources they need to chart a healthier financial future.

13 Best Liquid Investments to Consider

Credit Corp

This article originally appeared on Arrest Your Debt and has been republished here with permission. There are various liquid investments you can profit from. However, we need to define and understand what a liquid investment is.

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Appraisal Gap: When a Home’s Value Is Lower Than Your Offer

Nerd Wallet

When you buy a house, the mortgage lender requires an appraisal. Sometimes the lender’s appraiser says the property is worth less than you offered to pay. This is known as an appraisal gap or a low appraisal.

Compliance Digest – July 12

Account Recovery

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics.

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Perception versus reality: Automation uptake in the finance industry

On Guard

The events of the last year or so have forced organisations to adapt quickly to remain competitive and maintain business stability.

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What Will Happen To Your Employees When Your Company Goes Into Liquidation?

Hudson Weir

Liquidating a company can be tough – but it is something many business owners have had to face. Sometimes, it is the only viable solution when trading difficulties make it impossible to continue. For directors and managers, one of the primary concerns is their staff.

7 Changes to Make When Planning COVID-era Travel

Nerd Wallet

A lot has changed in the travel world since the pre-pandemic days of 2019. Even if it seems like your life is going back to normal — you’re back in the office, you’re going out sans mask and your social calendar is once again busy — the travel industry is far from normal. Almost everything.

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Joel Tucker Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Role in Debt Selling Scam

Account Recovery

Joel Tucker was ordered to immediately begin serving a prison term of 12.5

Peter Zeihan Speaks to Full House on What the Future Holds in a Post-Covid World

Burr Forman

On July 9th, 2021, Peter Zeihan: Strategist, Thinker, Futurist spoke to a full house in Burr & Forman’s Birmingham, AL office. He discussed a post-COVID world and what we can expect for the future as we move forward after a long year.

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Demand Letters: 4 Things to Know

The Kaplan Group

Clients often want to know about demand letters. They may consider having an attorney send a demand letter before turning it over to collections. Paying an attorney for an hour or two to write a letter is less expensive than a collection agency contingency fee.