Debt collections insider aims to tackle abuse in the industry

Jun 04, 2011 Mike Garretson

In an effort to reduce debt collection abuse across the country, debt collector and insider Bill Bartmann, CEO of CFS II, took his national "Stop These Criminals" campaign to the nation's capital to present recommendations to


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New debt collection regulations pass in Oklahoma

Jun 04, 2011 Mike Garretson

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin recently approved Senate Bill 398, which bans debt collectors from using profanity or threatening lawsuits after the statute of limitations has passed on a debt. Bill Bartmann, the former owner of a Tulsa-based


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Necessary tenant screening processes

Jun 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

A recent article in online real estate magazine Bigger Pockets laid out steps for tenant background screening that landlords are recommended to carry out in order to protect their property and avoid conflict in the future.Often, examining credit


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LinkedIn get high business valuation in IPO

Jun 04, 2011 Karen Umpierre

LinkedIn get high business valuation in IPO

One of the fastest-growing business models in the United States today is social media platforms. With more and more people relying on the internet to make connections, the use of the relatively new technology has led to many people to invest


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Calling non-debtors' residential lines is exempted by the TCPA

Jun 04, 2011 Mike Garretson

The District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently held that making collection calls to the residential lines of non-debtors are exempt under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and that consumers must assume the burden


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