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Why Other Industries Should Take a Page From Collectors

I came across this article around the holidays and I bookmarked it because I thought it offered some interesting data and had some applicability to the credit and collections industry, even though it isn’t about the industry. The article in question discusses why some companies seem to excel at providing …

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CFPB Opens Application Process for Advisory Committees

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced yesterday that it is now accepting applications from individuals who wish to participate in the agency’s Consumer Advisory Board (CAB), Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC), Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC), and the Academic Research Council (ARC). Applications for the advisory committees must be submitted …

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NY DFS Hires Former CFPB Deputy Leandra English

People who have been around the industry for more than a year will remember the name of Leandra English, who was the deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and became embroiled in a legal battle over who would replace Richard Cordray when he resigned as director of the …

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The Importance of Perspective

Perspective is everything, isn’t it? It’s what can unite us and so often divides us. It reminds me of an old journalism adage: never let the truth get in the way of a good story. The objective of this post is not to skew perspective, but to relay facts and …

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Central Portfolio Control Makes Donation to Sharing & Caring Hands

Minnetonka, MN- Central Portfolio Control, a full-service and nationally licensed collection agency, today announces a donation to Sharing & Caring Hands of Minneapolis, MN.  “Giving back has always been a key value at Central Portfolio Control,” says Chief Operating Officer, Mike Lesher. “We believe in helping not only our clients and …

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Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck Strengthens Consumer Financial Services Practice and Doubles Size of Philadelphia Office With the Addition of Four Attorneys

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP (KDV), a leading national law firm, today announced that it is doubling the size of its Philadelphia office with the addition of four attorneys. The firm will be moving its Philadelphia offices next month to accommodate the new attorneys and future growth plans.  KDV now …

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New Yorkers Most Financially Stressed

New York might share borders with New Jersey and Connecticut but their residents do not share the same amount of financial stress, according to a website’s study of how individuals in different states searched for personal finance terms on Google, such as debt collection, debt relief, bankruptcy, and debt consolidation. …

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