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Bankruptcy News Briefs 11/16

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Consumers’ Spending Expectations Drop After Improvement in September

GOP, Business Groups Launch Campaign to Constrain CFPB

CUNA, credit unions bring debt collection concerns to CFPB

General Revenue Corp. accused of sending debt collection letter with false information

Auto debt climbs fast

Reserve Bank warns need to ‘watch things carefully’ in face of high and rising debts

Here’s What Student Debt Looks Like Across the Country

New Jersey Ranks Ninth in Student Loan Debt

Upcoming NACBA Events

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6 Key Numbers Every Bankruptcy Attorney Must Know

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Stephen Fairley, CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

There are 6 critical numbers every bankruptcy lawyer running and growing a business needs to understand and review every month. Unfortunately, many attorneys don’t have the systems in place to obtain these numbers nor do they know which numbers are the most critical to their success. If you don’t know your numbers you cannot build a financially successful law firm! This webinar will provide you with the tools you need to accurately gauge the financial stability and health of your business.

In this information-packed webinar you will discover:

  • The 6 key metrics you need to track.
  • How to determine your cash flow so you can plan for future growth.
  • 5 areas you need to upgrade to take your law firm to the next level.

Post Election: Now What?

Date: November 18, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM Eastern / 12:45 PM Pacific (45 minutes)
Presenters:
– Maureen Thompson, NACBA Legislative Director
– Jonathan Yarowsky, NACBA Advocate
– Ike Shulman, NACBA Legislative Committee Chair
– Ed Boltz, NACBA President
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities at #NACBA25? Check out the Prospectus and join us in 2017!

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Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

 

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 11/16

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New Week, New Headlines…

Low Delinquencies, Steady Balance Growth Point to Stable Consumer Credit Market

Scammers Steal More Than $17M in Tech Support Scheme

U.S. Foreclosure Starts Increase 12 Percent in October

$59M Settlement in Debt Collection Scheme

New Jersey Bill Regulating Debt Collection from Victims of Identity Theft Advances to Assembly

Consumer Litigation Increases Across the Board

Blumenthal: IRS could use private debt collectors against you

CFPB’s October Complaint Snapshot Focuses on Credit Card Complaints

Register for NACBA’s Upcoming Webinars!

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NOVEMBER WEBINARS

Did You Register for Thursday’s Webinar? “Modernized Bankruptcy Forms Webinar”

Don’t Miss the Webinar Every Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Needs to Attend! 

Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM ET/ 2:00 PM CT/1:00 PM MT/12:00 PM PT
Presented by: Norma Hammes, Esq., Carey Ebert, Esq., (United States Chapter 7 & 13 Trustee) &Walter Oney, Esq.

When you register for the “Modernized Bankruptcy Forms Webinar,” you’ll receive a comprehensive overview on what Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. Register Today!

Give Yourself A Gift and Register for These Upcoming Webinars in December!

Beyond Confidentiality: Bankruptcy Attorneys and Security Best Practices
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
3:00 PM Eastern /2:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Mountain / 12:00 PM Pacific,
Presented by: Catherine Sanders Reach, Director, Law Practice Management & Technology, Chicago Bar Association
Registration is Open!

Encumbered Property
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
3 PM Eastern / 2 PM Central / 1 PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
Presented by: Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff & Tara Twomey, Esq.
Registration is Open!

ATTENTION #NACBASF EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS! RESERVE YOUR BOOTH TODAY!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be an exhibitor or sponsor at the 24th NACBA Convention in San Francisco, CA May 19-22nd 2016 and/or at NACBA”s Fall Workshop, Summit at Sea, October 7-10th 2016! Registration is NOW OPEN! Check out the Prospectus to reserve your booth or become a sponsor today!

THE 24th ANNUAL NACBA CONVENTION IS AROUND THE CORNER!

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Save the date we’re heading to the golden coast! Join us in San Francisco, CA on May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis for another dynamic NACBA Convention packed with sessions, speakers and networking opportunities you won’t want to miss!

COME SAIL AWAY!  SAVE THE DATE FOR  NACBA’s SUMMIT AT SEA!

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NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Fall Event! On October 7-10, 2016 prepare to set sail on NACBA’s maiden voyage at sea! The Summit at Sea will offer education on a variety of topics that you will not want to miss.  NACBA encourages you to bring the family too! The schedule and speakers will be announced shortly.

BENEFIT SPOTLIGHT

2016 is right around the corner and this is the perfect time to think about how you want to enhance and improve your website. Lucky for you as a member of NACBA you have access to Amicus Creative Media  who offers comprehensive website solutions that increases visibility, generates new business and supercharges referrals. As the Preferred Website Developer for NACBA, all members can receive a semi-custom website package for only $1199 (usually $2250). These powerful websites include:

  • Captivating designs
  • Professional content written exclusively for NACBA Members
  • Integrated site tools such as click to call technology, e-newsletter management and an online consultation request tool
  • Unparalleled white glove support to help you every step of the way

Visit www.amicuscreative.com/nacba or call 877-269-0076 to learn more and get ready to kick 2016 off right!

NACBA MEMBERSHIP

There are so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon that you won’t want to miss out one so make  sure  your  NACBA Membership is current, Renew Today! 

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