Rethinking the cold call strategy

Dec 14, 2018 Philip Burgess

Rethinking the cold call strategy

Although individuals with little insight into the collections industry might not know this, the abilities of debt collectors are extremely limited. These individuals are essentially bound by a strict code, the Fair Debt Collection Practices


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FTC: Identity theft tops consumer fraud complaints

Dec 14, 2018 Dave King

FTC: Identity theft tops consumer fraud complaints

Identity theft is a crime that occurs daily, and it appears as though its frequency is picking up. According to a recent report from the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft topped the list of consumer complaints in 2013, contributing to


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Alabama's short term lending strategies come under fire

Dec 13, 2018 Quinn Thomas

In recent months in the United States, the area that has most been focused on with regards to government involvement in the short term lending industry is New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a witch hunt against the sector, claiming that


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Stabilizing jobs market could boost consumer spending

Dec 13, 2018 Quinn Thomas

Since the financial crisis, the jobs market has been up and down, but recent data shows it is headed in the right direction. With improved stability, consumers may be more comfortable increasing outlays this holiday season, which could lead


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In defense of car title loans

Dec 13, 2018 Sean Albert

In defense of car title loans

Recently, there has been heavy criticism of the short term lending industry. Many of the detractors, including a number of leaders within the New York state government, have taken umbrage with the most basic form of loans offered by these companies


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