Center for Financial Certifications Announces Launch of Certified Consumer Receivables Counselor Program

PORTLAND, Maine – The Center for Financial Certifications®, a division of the Institute for Financial Literacy™, today announced the launch of a new certification program for the collections industry designed to increase the successful collection of unpaid receivables while helping consumers. The Certified Consumer Receivables Counselor™ (CCRC™) blends regulatory compliance with training in financial literacy […]

Executive Change: NewOak Capital Appoints Sam Warren Director of RMBS Structuring Solutions

New York, NY – NewOak Capital announces the appointment of Samuel Warren as Director of RMBS Structured Solutions to direct the firm’s RMBS structuring solutions team and complement our already deep RMBS and residential loans credit management capabilities.   “Non-agency mortgages continue to be a source of concern for many financial institutions because of continued […]

New Survey Finds Majority of Americans Confused About Personal Finance

WASHINGTON DC – With tomorrow marking the start of “Economic Literacy Month,” the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Literacy (CEEL),, today released a new survey that underscores the need for increased education on personal finance and economic issues. The national survey conducted last week shows that an overwhelming number of Americans are unable to […]

Intrum Justitia Announces Share Capital Increase as a Result of Employee Stock Option Exercise

Intrum Justitia‘s Employee Stock Option Program 2003/2009, which was approved by the Annual General Meeting in 2003 and provides 20 Group employees in senior positions with an opportunity to acquire new shares at a strike price of SEK 54.60 per share during the period July 1, 2007–May 30, 2009 is, as earlier informed, currently in […]

LiveVox Delivers Prime Time Targeting to Maximize Agent Productivity

SAN FRANCISCO — LiveVox Inc., the leading provider of hosted-dialer solutions, today announced the release of Prime Time Targeting, which allows users to target specific high value dialing windows for outbound calling campaigns. With the unlimited dialing capacity of the LiveVox Hosted Dialer, organizations can increase both agent productivity and account penetration during the day’s […]

Leib Solutions Announces Inauguration of President?s Circle

Leib Solutions , , a leading provider of commercial collection services to the insurance, healthcare and legal services industry, has announced the inauguration of The President’s Circle.  The President’s Circle has been launched to recognize the top recovery specialist companywide each month.  “We believe that it is an honor to be singled out, and […]

Research Indicates One-Third of Patient Bad Debt Misclassified

WALTHAM, Mass. –As much as 31 percent of patient revenue written off to bad debt and sent to collection agencies should be classified as charity, according to a recent research study conducted jointly by Connance, Inc. and PARO Decision Support, LLC (PARO). With self-pay portfolio balances rising, regulatory authorities increasingly are scrutinizing hospitals’ charity care […]