GETTING TO KNOW MATT SCOTT OF EMPRISE TECHNOLOGIES
- Everything you need to know about Matt Scott you can learn in his answer about how he got his start in the industry. Always quick to lighten the mood and trying (sometimes too hard) to get a laugh is what he has become known for and what has allowed him to become so good at what he does. Read on to learn more about Matt, how he uses video games to teach his 7-year-old important life lessons, and why you should start saying “and” more. This series is sponsored by Applied Innovation.
CFPB CRACKS DOWN ON CONVENIENCE FEES CHARGED BY COLLECTORS
- Any debt collectors still charging convenience fees or other fees to consumers that are not covered in the contract between the consumer and the original creditor are breaking the law and may be subject to lawsuits from consumers and regulatory scrutiny from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency announced yesterday by issuing an Advisory Opinion.
JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER NO-LONGER DISPUTED DEBT
- A District Court judge in California has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss — although giving the plaintiff an opportunity to amend his complaint — after it was accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it allegedly did not update information that was being furnished to the credit reporting agencies to indicate that a debt was no longer being disputed, ruling that such a communication falls outside the scope of “in connection with the collection of any debt.”
REMOTE WORK APPEARS HERE TO STAYM BUT THERE ARE OBSTACLES THAT DON’T HAPPEN IN THE OFFICE
- Nearly 60% of Americans have the opportunity to work from home at least one day a week, according to the results of a survey conducted by McKinsey & Company, and more than one-third of Americans are able to work from home five days a week.
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