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4 Vendor Management Best Practices for Collections and Recovery

Finding, vetting, and on-boarding a new collections and recovery vendor is not easy or fast. You go through the trouble of wading through all of the potential vendors, assessing them, eliminating those with any red flags, and finally committing to onboard a vendor. So, whether you are outsourcing debt collections or adding new debt collections techology, you want to make sure those hard-won vendor relationships work well for you and last a long time.

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New: Updated Credit Industry Trends at-a-Glance

New from TransUnion - the Q2 Monthly Credit Industry Snapshot breaks down key credit metrics and explains how the pandemic, inflation and overseas conflict have affected consumer credit.


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DNF Associates Employees, Vendors, and Neighbors Answer the Call for Donations

GETZVILLE, NY – DNF Associates LLC, one the leading Asset Management Firms and purchaser of Delinquent Receivables, has answered the urgent call for more blood, by hosting a blood drive in conjunction with ConnectLife Blood and Organ Donor Network.

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Third Circuit Adopts “Reasonable Reader” Standard for Evaluating Whether a Credit Report Is Inaccurate or Misleading

What standard should courts use to determine whether information contained in a consumer’s credit report is inaccurate or misleading? According to the Third Circuit in a recent precedential decision, the standard should be that of the “reasonable reader,” not a “reasonable creditor,” i.e., not an individual or entity sophisticated in the art of reading credit reports. The Third Circuit further held that a reasonable reader reviews the report in totality: “A court applying the reasonable reader standard to determine the accuracy of an entry in a report must make such a determination by reading the entry not in isolation, but rather by reading the report in its entirety.”

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Gen Z, Trust, and the "Frictionless" Engagement Strategy of the Future

Consumers are changing. Gen Z's share of debt is growing and their engagement preferences matter more and more. Your debt collection strategy needs to follow suit. In this ranging interview with Justin Miller, President of Vital Solutions, you'll learn:

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CFPB Warns Failure to Safeguard Consumer Data May Be Unfair Act or Practice

On August 11, the CFPB published a circular confirming that covered persons and service providers under the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA) may violate the CFPA’s prohibition against unfair acts or practices when they fail to adequately safeguard consumer information.

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Court Finds Servicer’s Neutrally-Worded Voicemail Advising of Payment Options Does Not Constitute Debt Collection

Really interesting one for the servicers and collectors out there.

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WCF 2022

5 December 2022 at 08:00 a.m.

Sharpen your leadership skills, expand your professional network and help improve your workplace culture when you attend Women in Consumer Finance 2022, December 5-7, 2022 at the Renaissance Esmeralda in Palm Springs. 

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