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According to the most recent statistics, there are approximately 18.2 million veterans in the United States, and of those, approximately 9 million (49%) of veterans have used at least one VA benefit or service in the past year. In our ongoing discussions on debt and how it relates to consumers and creditors alike, we explore a niche area of debt that many outside of the military are perhaps unaware of, as well as bi-partisan…
As COVID-19 continues to reshape reality for the world, consumers and the businesses they rely upon are navigating the economical fallout from mandatory lockdowns and social distancing guidelines implemented by state and local governments. Not to be left unscathed, the debt collection market has seen significant impacts and made adjustments to the new guidelines put out by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in order to stave off delinquency reporting of consumers who’ve fallen behind…
During times of crisis such as the never-ending cataclysms of 2020, predatory lending practices unfortunately tend to rise as they seek advantage over consumers in desperate financial situations. Generally, predatory lending involves using financing terms that makes it impossible for the borrower to repay a loan, with additional costs and fees based on this unfair situation.…
In our continuing series on learning more about process servers with ABC Legal, we meet Lee DeLoach. He’s a family man and a former marine with a college degree who came into this career the round-about way.  As many blue and white collared wage-earners  have discovered, the career you start with isn’t necessarily the one you’ll have for life. After market changes in his management job, Lee decided to help a friend out as…
One of the more interesting effects of COVID-19 has been the impact on the workforce. Professionals across industries have begun to embrace the remote work that social distancing and the pandemic forced upon them. However, with people spending less and less time together in-person it’s becoming increasingly important to find methods to maintain engagement and connectivity on teams.…
The legal services industry is adjusting in response to changes in technology and the rise of the gig workforce. Sascha Mehlhase, Vice President of Product and Innovation ABC Legal Services discusses these shifts in two recent interviews with the JURIST and IT Business Canada.…