Ohio Appeals Court Deals Blow to Debt Elimination Scheme

By: Andrew J. Sonderman, Esq. On June 30, the Court of Appeals for the Tenth District (Franklin County) affirmed a summary judgment for a credit union client of the Firm based on a credit card default (BMI Credit Union v. Timothy D. Burkitt, Case No. 09AP-1024) in an Appeal from the Franklin County Municipal Court. …

The Impact of the New Federal Financial Reform Legislation on Post-Foreclosure Evictions

By: Larry R. Rothenberg, Esq. President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) in reaction to the financial crisis.  In furtherance of the stated objective of insuring financial stability, the Dodd-Frank Act, which is effective immediately, imposes requirements for oversight and regulation of activities such as…

Rob’s Speaking Schedule for the Rest of 2010!

By: Mala Mason, Marketing Communications Coordinator, WWR Rob is a busy man the rest of the year! Here is a list of where he is speaking and the topics he is speaking on for the remainder of 2010: July 19, 2010 Audience: CUNA Topic: Business Lending Certification Institute Fundamentals Location: Madison, WI August 18, 2010…

Side Business Lending™

 By Robert Rutkowski This blog has become successful because we provide content here, not advertising. My challenge in talking about this is to tell you about it without selling it. In other words, I have to cover my own story. It’s probably impossible and if this sounds like advertising, feel free to tell me so…

10 Years Ago and 10 Years Into the Future

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Denise Wymore, owner of consulting service for cooperatives, Denise Wymore, LLC. 10 years ago……. If you had told me that….. We would have an African-American for President Tiger Woods would be divorced and disgraced Michael Jackson would be dead A show like Glee would be crazy popular Amazon.com and Zappos.com…

Current Issues in Credit Unions Episode #49.

This month, Faith and Rob are joined by newcomer John Porter and special guest, Robbie Wright.  Here are the topics: –Regulation Z, even though we hate it. –Chatting about BSA. –Last call on July 1. –Update on the interchange rules. –The buzz on the new governing body for financial institutions –Summer reading recommendations from the…