- Part 5

Author archive: Dave R

Living in a “finger tip” society

When I was a kid, life was less complicated and seemed to move at a much slower pace. For example, if I wanted to talk to a buddy, I had to go to his home or call him on the phone. I couldn’t text, tweet or email him. If I wanted to watch a movie,…

Is Your Life Blood Flowing Fast Enough?

William Wordsworth once stated, “The education of circumstances is superior to that of tuition.”  Please ponder what this quote means as you keep reading. Businesses spend billions of dollars each year with one focused goal:  Persuade you and me to purchase their products. To run a 30 second commercial during the 1967 Super Bowl cost…

FCC, TCPA, FTC, FDCPA, FCRA and FACTA … oh MY!

Today there are numerous laws, regulations and conflicting court decisions that impact the Debt Collection and Asset Recovery industry. Many of these rules and regulations are simply outdated, confusing and drastically need reform. Having worked in this industry for the more than 20 years, it is my experience that the vast majority of Asset Recovery…

Turbulent Storms

Last week I experienced one of the more turbulent airline flights I’ve ever taken.  I was on my way to attend the FTC Debt Collection Technology Workshop in Washington D.C.  While waiting for a tornado to pass below so we could land safely, I wondered if this storm was an ominous omen to the upcoming…

What to do with our debt?

Last week, like many of you, I closely followed the “Federal Government Shutdown” roller coaster ride.  As the predicted shut down loomed increasingly, closer the reports about the pending economic disaster grew. The article, “A government shutdown? Yes, please” written by Jennifer Lawless and posted to CNN.com caught my attention. 

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