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Jason Schultz

SCRA Enforcement at an All-Time High

By | CFPB Oversight, SCRA Compliance | No Comments

Our nation’s military forces are devoted to a life of service, protecting our families and our country. Why do them a disservice? The Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is the federal law that protects our service members against civil actions (ie: lawsuits) that may affect their legal rights while on active duty. SCRA compliance for any organization is not an elective course of action. It is critical to the success of your company.

Mortgage Compliance Magazine covers the general five questions regarding SCRA, but as a quick overview, the law protects against installment contracts, credit card, mortgage and auto interest rates, mortgage foreclosure, car repossession and civil court proceedings. Before executing civil actions, companies have to follow compliance rules to ensure that the client isn’t protected by this federal law. Read More

Converting Your Business Data Into Actionable Intelligence

By | Data Analytics‏, Reporting vs. Analytics | No Comments

Data. It’s everywhere. Always has been. Centuries before anybody even dreamed of endless combinations of ones and zeros, early cultures were keeping track of livestock and trade transactions by using knots tied in rope or cutting notches on a stick. They were simple techniques, but they were the beginnings of what we now call “business data.”

The Evolution of Data
Over time, businesses have become more complex and systems for tracking business data have evolved as well. In the last century alone, accounting systems have gone from hand-written single-entry ledger books, to type-written balance sheets, to punch-card cash flow analysis, to today’s myriad of digital software applications, each providing a way to store the data your business collects. In 2015, it is estimated that 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data was created on a daily basis. The vast amount of business data available to companies today has been hard to comprehend and even harder to manage and analyze. Read More

Debt Collection Services and the Student Loan Bubble

By | Debt Collection, SCRA Compliance | No Comments

Debt Collection Services Providers are providing more and more debt recovery for student loan defaults. As an asset class, student loans represent the second largest consumer credit market next to mortgages.

As education costs continue to rise in the U.S., the number of defaults will certainly follow. With a current outstanding balance of more than $1 trillion, and shrinking credit card defaults, the student loan debt collection services market will continue grow as a major part of the ARM industry. Read More