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An Honest Discussion on the Impact of Cancelling Student Loan Debt

Addressing the student loan debt has taken on even greater urgency since the advent of the COVID crisis. Several stimulus proposals call for the cancelation of all or up to $50,000 of student loan debt, but would such relief help or hurt the economy?

Mark Goldwein, Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) stops by Clark Hill’s Credit Eco to Go to discuss his latest article “Canceling Student Loan Debt is Poor Economic Stimulus.” Mark acknowledges that while getting rid of debt can be helpful for debt holders, it is not the appropriate vehicle for economic stimulus. For one it does not change people’s cash flow very much and research shows that for every $1 dollar of student loan forgiveness only $.23 cents is returned to the economy.

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You Need to Know What Your 2020 Was Like to Predict 2021: Start with Your Employees

Honest feedback from employees can help change your organization for the better. But how do you get it?


Best Places to Work in Collections from insideARM can help you with just that. Don't miss your chance to win our annual Best Places to Work in Collections award. Whether you win or not, you can take the feedback and build a stronger organization that gets more clients and attracts better talent. Learn more and register here.
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Tratta Launches out of Private Beta to Usher in the Next Generation of Payment Experience Software

BRAINERD, Minn. -- Tratta, a payment experience platform (PXP), officially launched as of January 2021 after a successful 6-month private beta after partnering with some of the most well-known companies in healthcare, government, financial services, telecommunications, fintech, auto finance and other various industries intersecting with accounts receivable, credit and collections.

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Starmark Financial LLC to Open Main Headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- Starmark Financial LLC, a national debt buyer, announced it will open its main headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida.   Privately owned by Brett Silver, CEO & Co-Founder and Susan Richards, President and Co-Founder, the firm expects to hire 75 FTE.

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Limited Content Messages And Your Company’s Name

On October 30, 2020, the CFPB published its years-in-the-making amendment to Regulation F (“the Rules”) to implement the FDCPA. These rules address many topics, including email and text message communications, time, place and matter communication restrictions, record retention requirements, and the long-awaited solution to the infamous Foti problem  - voicemail messages. But is the CFPB’s solution to the voicemail problem really a solution for companies whose name suggests they are in the debt collection business?

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NCB Management Services, Inc. Hires Clement Ndegwa as SVP of Auditing

TREVOSE, Pa. -- NCB Management Services, Inc. has hired Clement Ndegwa as NCB’s SVP of Auditing. In this role, he will lead NCB’s Auditing Department overseeing internal and external audit processes and risk assessments. Mr. Ndegwa will work closely with NCB’s General Counsel, Abigail Pressler, to develop dynamic enterprise risk management plans and high-tech control frameworks to ensure NCB maintains its reputation as an industry leader in compliance.

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Unwritten TCPA Policies Don’t Cut It, Court Certifies $100MM TCPA Class Action Regarding Faxes Sent in 2011

A federal district court just used the phrase “wink wink” in a TCPA class action certification ruling with $100MM at stake. And somehow that isn’t even the weirdest part of the ruling. Read on to learn what happened.

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Women in Consumer Finance 2021

6 December 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Sharpen your leadership skills, expand your professional network and help improve your workplace culture when you attend Women in Consumer Finance 2021 – a virtual and in-person conference and networking experience for ALL women in consumer finance.

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