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Today’s Headlines…

CFPB Investigates Lending Practices at World Acceptance Corporation

Household Debt Balances Remain Flat in 2015

Uninsured Rates Continue to Decline Throughout U.S.

Survey: Consumers Delay Savings and Retirement to Support Family

4 Collection Agencies File Motion to Intervene in Support of Appeals of FCC’s July 10, 2015 Declaratory Ruling

CFPB: “F” is for “Foreclosure,” “FDCPA”

Our customer has filed bankruptcy but demands that we continue to extend trade credit! Are we obligated to do so?

Another Bankruptcy Court Confirms Plan Reference to “Surrender” Means Not Defending a Lender’s Foreclosure

Congressman proposes help for people struggling with student loans

Why the growth in student loan debt slowed last year

3-pack of consumer debt bills should ease financial pain

Auto Loan Debt Tops $1 Trillion For First Time; All Consumer Debt Nearing $12 Trillion

This is what $11.85 trillion worth of household debt looks like

Events That Educate

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Don’t Miss Out On Registering for This Webinar!

Register for the Effective (And Ethical) Online Marketing  For Law Firms  Webinar, Wednesday, August 26, 2015  at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST. You’ll learn how to establish a comprehensive online presence that will increase your exposure, enhance your credibility and foster referrals while following the Rules of Professional Conduct. It’s Free for NACBA Members!

Join Fred J. Cohen, JD 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.

Mark Your Calendars for NACBA’s 24th Annual Convention!


If you enjoyed #NACBACHI, then you’ll absolutely want to Save the Date for the 24th Annual NACBA Convention in San Francisco, May 19-22, 2016!

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NACBA members receive discounted mailing services! Every user of the NACBA/COS mailing system gets the benefit of reduced pricing on per page copy costs, reduced postage, as well as the same reliability and timeliness of the mailing system.

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