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Changing The Conversation

Transparent, vulnerable, and real conversations are the lightning in a bottle of a good podcast.  Stories that are generously shared with the emotion, and passion surrounding topics that are important, complex, and contain nuggets of truth is one of the goals.  But the best, most impactful episodes are the ones that leave you feeling something,…

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Episode 10 Dead Reckoning

Guest:  Mike Ginsberg Mike Ginsberg is president and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, providing M&A and strategic advisory expertise to the accounts receivable management industry for since 1991. Mike is also co-founder of Topline Valuation Group, providing ARM owners and executives with much-needed technical, financial, benchmarking, and operational services designed to improve decisions at the corporate…

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Evolving in the “New Normal”

Now more than ever, people crave human connection, which drives decisions including the people we ant to do business with. ~ Mary Shores Our vision for a new podcast that would explore overlooked, misunderstood stories in the debt collection space is now live. Our goal to ignite a conversation about topics in the debt collection…

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Our Why

Our best work happens when we contribute something new, something generous, something that makes an improvement.  ~Seth Godin When we began this new journey of creating a podcast our goal was to ignite a conversation about topics in the debt collection space that hadn’t been given the room to breathe.  It’s not important how many…

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Guests Wanted

We hope to ignite a fire of interesting and informative conversations in an industry with stories to tell.  The fuel for spreading this conversational fire is our guests.  You have a story to tell and we want to help you tell it.  We love hearing from you, your stories and feedback are our fuel.  If…

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Episode 08: The Dance Of The Scorpion

What you’ll learn about in this episode The CFPB’s 653-page final rule Regulation F opens the door to interact with consumers across all forms of electronic communications including SMS text, email, and social media messaging.  However, as these communication options are opening up, consumers can still become confused when they are contacted by a company…

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Episode 07: Outside The Medical Debt Box

What you’ll learn about in this episode: According to CBS News Customers at Credit Karma carried an additional $2.2 billion in overdue medical debt from January 2020 through March 2021, reaching about $47 billion in total — the highest point in at least 16 months. Overdue medical bills are also impacting more people, Credit Karma…

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Episode 09: An Inside Look into Regulation F

What you’ll learn about in this episode: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule to restate and clarify prohibitions on harassment and abuse, false or misleading representations, and unfair practices by debt collectors when collecting consumer debt. The rule focuses on debt collection communications and gives consumers more control over how often and…

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Episode 06: It All Starts With A Conversation

What you’ll learn about in this episode: Our discussion with Debbie centers on Financial Literacy or financial wellness as she calls it.  Her company tagline says it all  “Doing Work That Matters Where we live, lead, and care about helping people achieve financial peace.”   In our discussion with Debbie, you’ll learn about interesting ideas and…

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Episode 05: Wisdom and Change

What you’ll learn about in this episode:  “The accounts receivable management industry has changed a lot since Linda began collecting door to door. In this episode Linda shares some stories about what it takes to create a centennial culture as her company just surpassed 102 years in business quite a milestone in any business, but…

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