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Marcadis Singer, PA

Florida Debt Collection Attorneys & Creditors’ Rights.

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Thanks to Pittsburgh Attorney Beverly Weiss Manne for a recap of the courts ruling putting limits on the CFPB. The CFPBs power was checked two-fold.   They are now under the control of the President & POTUS has the ability to replacethem.  Good Read for those following the impact of the CFPB on their debt collection practice
Do you use social media? Have you made an online purchase? Have you clicked the I agree button without reading the fine print of a websites Terms of Service? If so, there is a good chance that your personal information has been compromised.
Compliance Checklist for Collection Professionals ? A Look Back at 2018s Most Critical Issues.  Compliance is one of the many reasons that relying on a collections attorney in significant collection cases makes great sense.  When conventional efforts fail, time to call
A significant decline in the number of enforcement actions in the first half of 2018, especially the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)...
Managing personal finances can be tricky. Between rising mortgage rates, student loans debt, and increasing credit card debt its no surprise Americans are racking up high debt levels.
Cause to Celebrate!   Lowest Consumer Credit Default Rates of the Year!
he Consumer Reports survey found that nearly one in five Americans has suffered a credit score drop related to unpaid medical bills.
Interesting perspective.  With Florida and many other states now recognizing legal Marijuana, there are a whole new raft of questions over how to uphold laws when theres marijuana growing, and bankruptcy involved. An older article, but worth reading.
Does the Absolute Priority Rule still apply in individual bankruptcy?  An interesting article by Austin Creditors Rights Attorney, Stephen Sather.  If you got the short end of the stick after a debtor filed personal bankruptcy, Call us.
Looks like the question of whether the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus (CFPB) structure is constitutional will be fought, if at all, on another day.  Staying on top of developments.  #DebtCollectionAttorneyFL
CannaBIZ Collects is a full-service US-based Marijuana Collection. As if cannabis wasnt an odd enough new industry, collection in the cannabis industry - now thats progress!
Very Interesting, what happens with private label store credit cards in a collections matter?  Who is the real creditor?  #DebtCollectionAttorneyFL
The holiday shopping season is approaching quickly as shoppers will soon begin flocking to department stores and small businesses in the coming months. A busy shopping season calls for more retail hiring; however, CNBC reports not all retailers will successfully fill their vacant positions. Demands for higher wages lure some employees away from low...
FICO Scores in 2019 might include how well you manage your bank balances and other key indicators.  Speculation is that overall scores may increase...
75,000 peoples records exposed in another cyber attack - this time aimed at were you impacted?
Bankruptcy filings fell by 2.2 percent for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2018, Bankruptcy cases continue their gradual decline!
A win for collectors, if collection notice does not specifically state that interest continues to accrue during collection, as long as the original debt had provision for interest, interest continues to accrue.
Commercial Collection Agencies of America recently announced that through its initiative, Commercial Collection Agencies of America Gives Back, a portion of the proceeds of its recently held meeting in Marina del Rey, California has been given to the Emily Stillman Foundation.Throughout the conference-from the opening Welcome Dinner, where Michael Stillman addressed the membership to the Saturdays closing session-attendees enthusiastically supported this worthy organization. Even at the ...
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Commercial Collection Guidebook

Commercial Collection Guidebook

This short guide is intended to support commercial account credit managers along with their employees in reviewing receivables and collecting business accounts. It's intended for credit and receivables employees regardless of the size of your business.   As Florida...

Finding Hidden Assets – Corporate Property

Finding Hidden Assets – Corporate Property

Corporations, in contrast to persons, do not have property exemptions pertaining to seizure for debt payment. Details about the corporation's functions and staff can be found at the Secretary of State's office in every state. Certain states will provide details about...

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