New laws for secondary debt collectors announced

Aug 22, 2014 Philip Burgess

Workers in any given industry have to carefully abide by laws, though that might not seem overly apparent. For instance, when a consumer enters a clothing store, that facility must have enough exits, the proper lighting, displays set a certain


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What do consumers know about debt collection?

Aug 15, 2014 Philip Burgess

We live in an age where people have access to an inconceivable amount of information at almost any given time. When individuals are walking down the street, shopping at a store or even waiting for hours in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles,


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Alternative finance could use big data to make corporate lending easier

Aug 11, 2014 Philip Burgess

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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Where can consumers go to find alternative credit?

Aug 07, 2014 Sean Albert

People can very generally be split into two categories - those who like to follow the rules and are comfortable adhering to a strict set of guidelines and those who would rather think outside the box and remain creative in all aspects of their


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Debt collectors become data security experts

Aug 06, 2014 Philip Burgess

At this point, almost everyone's heard about the devastating effects of data breaches and how they occur. Many people might think of major crime syndicates infiltrating the websites of massive, multi-national organizations to steal billions.


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