2008 Federal Trade Commission Report on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the upcoming Spring 2009 edition of The WWR Letter: By: Terry R. Heffernan, Partner In February 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its annual report to Congress summarizing the administrative and enforcement actions the FTC took under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) during…

Current Issues in Credit Unions Episode 37.

This month we have an accountant on the show for the first time!  Steve Lillie from Lillie and Company, Inc. joins Faith, Brian, Guy, Katherine and me.  Here are the topics: –Handling the Corporate Stabilization Plan from one accountant’s perspective. –What the new credit card legislation means for credit unions. –The return of Deborah Matz…

Shameless Plug: Marketing Compliance Webinar.

My friends at EverythingCU have invited me back to do a marketing compliance webinar on 5/21.  There have been a lot of changes to Regulation Z and I’ll be talking about those changes as they relate to marketing compliance.  Another area that seems to generate a lot of discussion is how to handle a raffle. …