Money, Credit, and the Law – Know Your Rights
That’s the title of a valuable new video narrated by Professor Richard Alderman, director of the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center. The video, consisting of easily digestible short chapters, provides help managing personal finances, dealing with credit problems and debt collectors, responding when sued by a creditor, seeking credit counseling, or exploring the option of bankruptcy. The video can be viewed online or a DVD can be requested directly from Professor [more...]
Date: 2009-09-17 20:50:58
Debt collecting gets…er, sexy?
Bank employees working in call centers and reminding clients of their overdue loans used to be as far to the bottom of the banking food chain as you could be. Not any more. Raiffeisen International, the second-biggest lender in eastern Europe, has ramped up staff in its collections and risk management departments. Active in 17 countries between the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan, it is exposed to a region that is among the hardest hit by the global financial crisis. [more...]
Date: 2009-09-28 18:06:07