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Daily Digest – November 2. Gov’t Moves Forward on Allowing Automated Dialer Calls; Taxpayer Group Endorses Private Collections

Some quick links to start your Monday. Why collection rates are so low when it comes to medical debts … Behind the FBI’s idea to require PIN numbers on credit card transactions … Inside a meeting of Workaholics Anonymous … A new study reveals that it’s better for unemployed workers to stay unemployed while looking for a …

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Daily Digest – October 30. AC Offers Wealth of Talent; Consumer Complaints About Credit Cards

Some quick links to start your Friday. How LinkedIn continues to make money … Sprint is telling employees to go paperless and stop printing at work … The average retirement package for a top CEO is ridiculous  … China is now letting families have more than one child … The best electric cars on the road today … Where the U.S. sent …

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Daily Digest – October 29. Collection Agency Stresses Compassion; Senators Complain About Zombie Debt

Some quick links to start your Thursday. Ford is prepping a huge sale starting next week … How to use “Star Wars” to tell your story better … Deutsche Bank is cutting 35,000 jobs worldwide … Takeaways from last night’s Republican presidential candidate debate … An online lender that wants to be the Amazon of financial services … MasterCard joined a …

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Daily Digest – October 28. Guilty Please in $31 Million Debt Collection Scam; Federal Gov’t Wants To Use Robocalls

Some quick links to start your Wednesday. The head of the New York Department of Financial Services is leaving … Walgreens is spending $17 billion to buy Rite-Aid … People are fleeing Illinois in droves: The state is losing one person and $50,000 in taxable revenue every seven seconds … A company aiming to be the Uber of …

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Daily Digest – October 27. Woman Suffers ‘Anguish’ in Receiving Extra Collections Call; Generic Message Not an FDCPA Violation

Some quick links to start your Tuesday. Tire company Bridgestone is buying Pep Boys for $835 million … The head of sales from Credit Acceptance is named Subprime Auto Finance Executive of the Year … An interesting debate: is playing fantasy sports equivalent to gambling? … Something that every executive is going to love: luck plays a …

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Daily Digest – October 26. Judges Illegally Jailing Poor Defendants; Collectors Work Unchecked in Illinois

Some quick links to start your Monday. Susan Hayes, the president of Alacrity Collections, has been appointed to serve a fifth term on Maryland’s Collection Agency Licensing Board … An interesting tale about the breakup of American Express and Costco, which shows the tensions that can exist in business partnerships … Why Hillary …

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Daily Digest – October 22. Louisiana Sends Out 1.2 Million Letter To Collect $444 Million; ACLU Sues Mississippi City For Jailing Debtors

Some quick links to start your Thursday. McDonald’s is testing selling Monster-brand energy drinks in some of its stores … Banks are going to spend more money on technology next year, especially in the area of data and information security … Subway is going to have measuring devices on hand to ensure the length of it’s foot-long …

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