Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/31


Mortgage Firm Allegedly Blocked Consumers’ Efforts to Save Their Homes

FTC Closes Illegal Credit Card Interest Rate Case

IRS Uncollected Tax Debts Rise to $380B as Collection Staff Declines

Identity Theft, Auto-Related Issues Dominate State-Level Consumer Complaints

The Story of Debt in the U.S.

Economic Confidence Tracked by Gallup Continues to Decline

Report: State Installment Loan Laws Leave Borrowers Vulnerable in New Wave of Predatory Lending

Philadelphia Fed: Massive student loan debt is hampering entrepreneurship, hurting economy

Where each of the 2016 candidates stand on the student-loan crisis

Metro Atlanta consumers’ credit card debt rises 7.4% to $10.9 billion in Q2

Is Credit Card Debt the New Way to Survive in America?

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)Free Webinar for all NACBA Members on August 26th!

Register for the Effective (And Ethical) Online Marketing  For Law Firms on Wednesday, August 26, 2015  at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST. Join Fred J. Cohen, JD, is the founder and CEO of Amicus Creative Media as he provides examples of effective websites, a list of concrete strategies to follow as well as common pitfalls to avoid.

The Presentation Will Cover:
– Establishing your branding and striking imagery to powerfully resonate with prospects, clients and colleagues
– Overview of how search engines can increase your online exposure, keywords to consider and tips on enhancing search performance.
– Turning your website into a potent resource How to use legal content to convey credibility
– Overview of blogging, its benefits and best practices
– Utilizing effective top of mind marketing tools to supercharge referrals
– Criteria for selecting a provider

NACBA’s 24th Annual Convention!

Save the Date for the 24th Annual NACBA Convention in San Francisco, May 19-22, 2016!

NACBA Membership Benefits

Listen in on relevant topics that will improve your practice and your knowledge of current technologies through NACBA’s Webinars.  NACBA educates its members through the various  free and discounted webinars that they and their partners provide as one of the benefits of membership. Register for one today!

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NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

Take a moment to read the latest edition of  The Consumer Bankruptcy Journal. This edition covers relevant topics such as; The Top 25 Mortgage MythsNon Bankruptcy Options for Student Loan Debtors, Building a Better Automatic Stay Violation Claim, The Behavior Selection Business,The Necessity of Filing Proofs of Claim For Secured Creditors in Chapter 13,When Filing Proof of Claim Violates the FDCPA, The Myth of Pandora and Scenes From #NACBACHI.

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