RMAI Presents New DEI Guide, Implementing Diversity Equity Inclusion Best Practices

March 20, 2023 (Sacramento, CA) – RMAI introduces a new guide for the accounts receivables management industry, Implementing Diversity Equity Inclusion Best Practices: RMAI Diversity Equity Inclusion Program Baseline Recommendations. 

Federal Reserve sounded alarm about Silicon Valley Bank’s risk management in 2019: report

In January 2019, the Fed issued a warning known as a “Matter Requiring Attention,” a citation a step-down from an enforcement action, about SVB’s risk-management systems, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing documents from a presentation circulated last year to employees of SVB’s venture-capital arm. 

Credit Card Costs Climbing as Fed Hikes Interest Rates

If the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again this week as expected, data show that credit card holders are one group of consumers that will be hit the hardest.

Third Circuit to Weigh Allowing CFPB to Pursue Passive Investors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will argue at the Third Circuit that it has the power to police passive investment trusts for student debt collection activities allegedly conducted by their vendors.

Low inventory, mortgage rates contribute to struggling NY housing market

ALBANY, N.Y., March 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With a continued lack of inventory and Interest rates starting to rise once again, closed sales dropped to their lowest point in nearly a decade, according to the housing report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®.

How AI Is Helping Us Fight Off Robocalls And Scammers

Robocalls are a major source of annoyance, both for telecom operators and subscribers, but innovations in AI are now giving scammers a hard time.

Small bank struggles could hit the real estate market hard

A pullback in lending among small banks in the U.S. was already underway before the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. Now economists expect to see more tightening.

Columbus considering clearing medical debt for residents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Two Columbus City Council members are hoping to clear millions of dollars in medical debt for city residents.

FCC Releases Agenda for March 23 Diversity Council Roundtable

FCC Releases Agenda for Communications Equity and Diversity Council Lessons Learned from the Pandemic Roundtable on March 23, 2023 to be Convened Virtually

Roundup of FTC Consumer Protection Matters of Interest to Digital Advertisers: March 2023

In March 2023, the Federal Trade Commission announced a number of consumer protection actions involving data privacy, COVID health claims, a robocall debt relief pitch scheme, and alleged harmful noncompete restrictions.