HANG UP ON THIS ROBOCALL ARGUMENT
- That there are some organizations that make illegal robocalls is the reason why legitimate companies should not be allowed to do so, according to one columnist. Because consumers will be unable to distinguish between the legal and the illegal communication. I’d love to hear whether he thinks we should ban police officers because people might not be able to tell the difference between individuals impersonating law enforcement and actual police officers.
AN UPDATE ON PROPOSED WISCONSIN COLLECTION LEGISLATION
- The Wisconsin legislature is considering a number of bills this session that would impact the collections industry. Here is an overview of the measures and their current statuses.
COUNSELING ORGANIZATION STARTS STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
- The National Federation for Credit Counseling has started a student loan counseling initiative. It could be a resource for collectors to share with consumers that have outstanding student loan debt.
GLITCH ACCIDENTALLY SENDS ACCOUNTS TO COLLECTIONS
- A computer glitch at a Missouri hospital accidentally and incorrectly sent 6,200 accounts to a collection agency, which then sent notices to those individuals. Affected individuals were asked to contact the hospital so the mistake could be fixed.
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