Is My Business subject to Red Flags?

May 13, 2011 Brian Bradley

Identity thieves can cause absolute mayhem for consumers and businesses.  After a number of postponements, the Red Flag Rules went into effect on December 31st, 2010.   Financial institutions and creditors are now required to


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What's In Store for the Auto Industry in 2011

Apr 08, 2011 Brian Bradley

As the US auto industry slowly pulls itself back from the brink of collapse, signs of a comeback in 2011 are on the horizon. Since last spring, two leading economists at the NADA/IHS Global Insight Forum in NYC predicted a return to more


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In House Collections Versus Using 3rd Party Collections Agency

Dec 20, 2010 Kyle Duncan

During any economic cycle, a certain amount of bad debt is just part of doing business, but in the current economic climate, lending has become more challenging.  If you are a creditor and you are struggling to recover money on bad loans,


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FDIC and Financial Firm Breakups

Dec 13, 2010 Joe Dejoseph

A few weeks ago U.S. regulators approved an initial rule for the government to seize and dismantle large, troubled financial firms, including a stipulation that, in limited cases, could allow other creditors to get more favorable treatment.


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The Short Comings of Dodd-Frank Act

Dec 09, 2010 Brian Bradley

In July, a week before the Dodd - Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law, Viral V Acharya, Professor of Finance at Stern School of Business, New York University and co-editor of NYU Stern's forthcoming


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