Debt collection firm backed by Supreme Court in FDCPA ruling

Jan 09, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

Debt collection firm backed by Supreme Court in FDCPA ruling

The debt collection industry is receiving positive press following a Supreme Court ruling that protects consumer credit data companies from being sued by debtors who do not agree with operations that fall within Fair Debt Collection Practices


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Companies report rise in corporate fraud

Jan 09, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

Companies report rise in corporate fraud

Risk management firm Kroll recently announced the release of its 2013 Global Fraud Report, which revealed that corporate fraud spiked in the past year. A stunning 70 percent of companies were hit by fraud in 2013, whereas that figure stood


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Children are a growing target for identity theft

Jan 09, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

Children are a growing target for identity theft

Parents and businesses may be startled to learn that children are a growing target for identity theft. Companies should take steps to protect even their youngest customers from fraud that may ruin their consumer credit reports. Staggering numbers Children


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Alternative lending: Ideal for different types of business needs

Jan 09, 2019 Simon Williams

Alternative lending: Ideal for different types of business needs

In the United Kingdom, small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) need for funding has reached a dire status. The Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) has, at least to this point, been a bust, with net lending dropping £2.4


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Alternative finance could use big data to make corporate lending easier

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

Alternative finance could use big data to make corporate lending easier

Any lender, whether the situation concerns a traditional bank or an alternative finance company, likely has a treasure trove of data. Even alternative credit sources have to look into borrowers' credit scores - though they might choose to hone


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