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CREDITORS: 1 in 10 UK Credit Card Applicants Denied in Past Year

Tue, 10/08/2013 - 11:10
Additionally, many consumers said the possibility of being rejected keeps them from applying for a new card.
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GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS: School Announces Loan Repayment Plan for Low-Earning Graduates

Tue, 10/08/2013 - 09:40
Assistance will be available to those who earn less than $37,000 after graduation.
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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: Wisconsin Attorney General Announces He Will Not Run in 2014

Tue, 10/08/2013 - 08:13
J.B. Van Hollen issues statement explaining his decision.
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HEALTH CARE COLLECTIONS: Health Care Spending Growth Outpaces Economic Growth From 2007 to 2011

Tue, 10/08/2013 - 08:00
Per person spending on medical care increased an average of 5.3 percent annually, while spending on prescriptions grew an average of 3.3 percent.
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CREDITORS: Total Consumer Credit Up, But Credit Card Usage Declines

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 14:20
The 5.4 percent increase brought total outstanding consumer credit to $3.04 trillion.
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HEALTH CARE COLLECTIONS: Many Canadians With Serious Health Problems Experience Financial Hardship

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 13:50
Just 13 percent of Canadians have money set aside for uncovered health care costs, according to a recent survey.
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NEWS: Seeking 2014 ACA Convention Presentation Proposals

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 13:01
ACA International invites speakers to submit their convention session ideas by Nov. 15, 2013.
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HEALTH CARE COLLECTIONS: Analysis: Exchange Premiums Vary Widely Across the Country

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 11:05
Availability also varies, with some counties offering more than 100 plans and others offering just a few.
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HEALTH CARE COLLECTIONS: Obama Technology Adviser: Exchange Glitches are ’Functions of Volume’

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:20
As many as 250,000 people have visited healthcare.gov simultaneously since Oct. 1.
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NEWS: FCC’s Revised TCPA Regulations Take Effect October 16

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 00:01
New FCC rules provide more stringent regulations on telemarketing calls.
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NEWS: CFPB Takes Action Against Debt-Settlement Payment Processor

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 12:45
Meracord LLC could pay a $1.4 million penalty if the order is approved in court.
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HEALTH CARE COLLECTIONS: Wait Times Begin to Decrease for Insurance Exchanges

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 10:40
Some insurers are also saying that enrollment reports are trickling in, although overall data is not yet available.
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NEWS: ACA Washington, D.C., Fly-In Attendees Witness Capitol Hill Shooting

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 08:21
ACA members shared their experiences with the Wall Street Journal.
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GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS: Senator Urges IRS to Resume Private Debt Collection Program

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 08:00
The program was shut down in 2009 after a study determined that in-house collection would be more cost effective.
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CREDITORS: Study: Those in Debt Are More Likely to Have a Mental Health Problem

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 08:00
A previous study found that high debt levels are associated with higher blood pressure in young adults.
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NEWS: ACA Members Receive Best Places to Work Honors

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 06:01
Thirty-two association members were named to annual list.
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CREDITORS: Americans Report Highest Level of Job Security in Five Years

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 13:41
Confidence in the economy drops slightly but doesn’t affect feelings about job security.
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NEWS: Cautious Small Business Owners Postpone Hiring Amid Sales And Economic Doubts

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 13:01
Three of four don’t plan to hire new employees during next six months.
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CREDITORS: ACA Transitions Creditor News into New ACA Daily E-Newsletter

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 12:50
ACA Daily features a quick morning snapshot of the latest association and industry news, every Monday through Friday.
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GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS: Student Loan Debt Can Grow During a Bankruptcy

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 11:00
Interest, late fees and other penalties can add up while borrowers are restricted from making full payments.
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