Newly Created Collector Aquires Nearshore Operation from WAM

Juan A Blanco, formerly an executive of West Asset Management, Inc. (WAM) and co-founder of National Asset Management, today announced the acquisition of near-shore operations in Guadalajara, Mexico from WAM. Blanco’s newly formed entity, International Risk Management Group, Inc. (IRM), acquired the call center, which was created several years ago to provide high quality collection […]

Pioneer Credit and Sallie Mae Fund Donate Nearly $200,000 to Charity

Western New York based receivables management company and Sallie Mae subsidiary Pioneer Credit Recovery, Inc. today celebrated another banner year of charitable giving in the community. The company, along with The Sallie Mae Fund, the philanthropic arm of Sallie Mae, donated nearly $200,000 to local Western New York charities through its "charity of the month" […]

Executive Change: Edwin “Skip” Herbert to Asset Acceptance

Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (Nasdaq: AACC) today announced the addition of Edwin "Skip" Herbert as General Counsel. Herbert brings more than 30 years of legal experience to Asset Acceptance. Previously, he was an equity partner and a member of the financial institutions practice group at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, where he concentrated his practice […]

MAXIMUS Initiates Arbitration on Subcontract with Accenture

MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services, announced today that it has initiated an arbitration process to resolve certain disputes under its subcontract with Accenture LLP in Texas. The subcontract is in support of Accenture’s prime contract with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the Integrated Eligibility and Enrollment Services […]

Debt Consolidation Loans Allowed According to ChristiaNet Poll

ChristiaNet.com, the world’s largest Christian portal with 12 million monthly page loads, asked readers in a new poll, "Should Christians use debt consolidation loans?" The majority seem to agree that it can be a positive way to deal with financial problems and acquire freedom from debt. Many suggested that Christians who find themselves with overwhelming […]