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5 Ways to Feel Richer (Even If You’re Not)

Nerd Wallet

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Does Chapter 13 bankruptcy discharge all your debts?

Roths Child Law

Realizing that you have too many debts and not enough income is a tough position to be in. You may consider filing for bankruptcy if you’re in that spot. Some people will file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, which is informally known as a wage earner’s bankruptcy. .

Proposed New Data Security Rules Could Prove Duplicative, Forcing Banks to Turn Over Dangerous Amounts of Secured Data

Troutman Sanders

An amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House in July would create a “systemically important entity” designation, applying new regulations and offering priority aid to certain critical infrastructure companies.

Profit Center: How to Feel More Confident About New Hires

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Especially in the current job market, it’s important not to overextend yourself in hiring for new attorneys or staffpersons. But, since lawyers aren’t very good with math or data, hiring often becomes a real ad hoc adventure.

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.

Goldman Discloses CFPB Looking Into its Credit Card Operation

Account Recovery

Goldman Sachs, which launched a credit card business in partnership with Apple, announced yesterday that it is being investigated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for how it handles customer refunds and billing disputes, and how it furnishes information to the credit bureaus.

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Can You Convert Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?

Sawin & Shea

No matter who you are, bankruptcy can be an incredibly stressful process—but it doesn’t have to be. We understand what it’s like to be drowning in your finances and are here to help.

10 of the Best B2B Leadership Quotes

Enterprise Recovery

Being a leader in a tough economy means staying positive, no matter what. Inspiration can be hard to come by, but it's necessary to motivate those around you. Allow these quotes to encourage you to push past the tough times and create a wave of possibility.

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AGs Come Together to Create Anti-Robocall Task Force

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The Ethereum Merge Is Coming: What It Means for You

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.

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.

Digital Engagement Technology in Debt Collection: Consent, Compliance and Risk

PDC Flow

Spam calls and change in communication preferences from younger generations is making it harder than ever for debt collectors to get consumers on the phone. That’s why digital engagement through email, text and electronic methods of payment are now becoming mainstream in accounts receivable.

Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force Targets Facilitators of Foreign Illegal Robocalls

Troutman Sanders

Escalating efforts to crack down on illegal robocalls, state attorneys general announced on August 2 that they have established a nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force.

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State AGs Call on Administration to Extend PSLF Forgiveness Waiver

Account Recovery

A group of nearly two dozen state Attorneys General have written a letter to President Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, asking them to extend the deadline for individuals to file claims under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, arguing that too many eligible candidates are still unaware or confused by the waiver.

Mortgage Rates Unlikely to Cool in August

Nerd Wallet

August mortgage rates forecast Mortgage rates will likely rise in August as the Federal Reserve continues to yank interest rates higher. The Fed’s chairman, Jerome Powell, has repeatedly said that the central bank’s “overarching focus” right now is to slow inflation.

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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.

Five Stories that Matter in Michigan This Week – August 5, 2022

Fraser

August 2 Michigan Primary Election Results. The outcome of the August 2 Republican primary for Governor saw candidate Tudor Dixon prevail. In the November general election, she will face incumbent Governor Gretchen Whitmer who ran unopposed. In the newly drawn 3 rd congressional district, Republican John Gibbs defeated incumbent Peter Meijer.

China Blocks Some Trade with Taiwan After Pelosi Visit

NACM

China suspended some trade with Taiwan in retaliation for hosting a visit with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. China blocked imports of some fruits and fish from Taiwan, and exports of natural sand to the island, according to CNN."China

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Daily Digest – August 4. Getting to Know Mark Reinhard of Concepts2Code; Appeals Court Denies En Banc Request in TCPA Case

Account Recovery

GETTING TO KNOW MARK REINHARD OF CONCEPTS2CODE My kids loved the movie, “Robots.” While the movie is about chasing your dreams, no matter how big or far away they might be, there is a line from that movie that I will always remember — “See a need, fill a need.”

What Equifax’s Credit Score Miscalculations Mean for Consumers

Nerd Wallet

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced that a computer coding error resulted in the miscalculation of credit scores for consumers in a three-week period between March 17 and April 6. For 300,000 consumers, the error shifted credit scores as much as 25 points.

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Erich Durlacher Discusses Successful Law Firm Succession Planning in The Daily Report

Burr Forman

Erich Durlacher spoke to The Daily Report for an August 2, 2022 article discussing law firm approaches to implementing succession plans while looking to fill gaps between generations. “We

New Extra Credit Podcast Episode is Available Now!

NACM

Stop what you're doing (or keep doing what you're doing) and listen to the first Extra Credit #podcast episode of August!This This week's episode covers two important topics--a circuit court decision regarding the new value defense AND an update on sanctions against Russia.?

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Judge Partially Grants MSJ for Plaintiff in FDCPA Case Over Collecting Incorrect Amount

Account Recovery

Smart Money Podcast: Answering Kids’ Money Questions

Nerd Wallet

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. This week’s episode we take on money questions from two kids, Ellington and Langston, who want to know where money comes from, where it goes after you spend it and how to decide how much you need to save.

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Rules of the Road: Siting of Small Wireless Facilities in the Public Rights-of-Way by Greg Meese and Ed Purcell

Price Meese

Rules of the Road: Siting of Small Wireless Facilities in the Public Rights-of-Way. Two recently decided cases shed light on FCC regulations and provide a summary of the new rules of the road in this area of law. By Gregory D. Meese and Edward W. Purcell.

Shipping Costs Rise Even as Demand Drops

NACM

Although consumer demand is starting to soften, shipping prices are bolstered by container shortages and port congestion, said Lori Ann LaRocco, CNBC senior editor, during a news report. East Coast [port] congestion has created a floor in prices at around the $9,000 range," she said.

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Daily Digest – August 3. Judge Dismisses Case Claiming Reg F Violation; AGs Create Anti-Robocall Task Force

Account Recovery

How Much Home Insurance Do You Need?

Nerd Wallet

A tornado rips through your town, reducing your home to a pile of rubble. In the aftermath, you discover that it’ll cost $350,000 to rebuild your home, but your homeowners insurance policy offers only $300,000 worth of coverage. That leaves you on the hook for the rest.

The Burr Broadcast – Labor and Employment Update 8.02.2022

Burr Forman

Join Burr & Forman for “The Burr Broadcast,” where our attorneys provide you quick updates on important labor and employment trends you need to know. In this week’s Burr Broadcast, Chandler Aragona discusses recent EEOC guidance regarding an employer’s right to test its employees for COVID-19.

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Why are so many millennials in debt?

Kasasa

There may be hundreds of individual reasons why people in their late 20s to early 40s are in debt, but there are two big, big reasons. Debt Management Borrowing

Class-Action Accuses Collector of Violating FDCPA Through Discount Language in Letter

Account Recovery

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of a series that is sponsored by WebRecon. WebRecon identifies serial plaintiffs lurking in your database BEFORE you contact them and expose yourself to a likely lawsuit.

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