April 3, 2017 - 10:26am | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer advocacy

Guest blog by Ronald Burdge

Consumer law may be in for tough times in the next four years and the way we practice law will have to change with it if consumer advocates are to survive. Some precautions come to mind:

1. Think about your attorney-client fee agreement. When...

March 16, 2017 - 1:32pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: budget, legal services

President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget released today would shred the safety net by eradicating longstanding, critical programs that assist and support Americans in...

March 2, 2017 - 9:52am | Filed under: Class Actions

Tell Your U.S. Representative to Vote NO on H.R. 985 – A Bill Filled with Unnecessary Obstacles to Bar Consumers from Banding Together When Ripped Off or Exploited by Wrongdoers


January 30, 2017 - 12:00am | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Tax Issues

From: Ayalon B. Eliach
To: NACA Members
Date: January 30, 2017
Subject: 1099s and the NACA Tax Initiative

This memorandum does not constitute tax advice. It is intended as an informational resource solely for NACA members to understand some of the issues that the...

January 23, 2017 - 12:00am | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer protection

Since November 8, I’m sure we’ve all thought a lot about the state of consumer protection in our country. Like many of you, I’ve listened with despair to incredibly divisive and angry rhetoric yet heard little mention of consumer rights or consumer justice. I’ve spoken...

December 2, 2016 - 3:07pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Letter from Board Chairs

Guest Blog by Leslie Bailey and Stacy Bardo, co-chairs of the board of directors

Hi fellow NACA Members!

Whew—with Thanksgiving now in the rearview mirror and 2016 rapidly coming to a close, we figured it was a good time to reach out to you all and check in on some...

November 9, 2016 - 12:00am | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest
Seen a man standin' over a dead dog lyin' by the highway in a ditch
He's lookin' down kinda puzzled pokin' that dog with a stick
Got his car door flung open he's standin' out on highway 31
Like if he stood there long...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

Two letters submitted today by 103 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the ...

July 21, 2016 - 4:46pm | Filed under: Credit Reporting

Guest Blog by Jeff Nolan and Ralph Young

Juries are continuing to show that they are willing to hold credit funishers accountable for actions that they should take but do not. NACA members Jed Nolan and Ralph Young were recently given a favorable jury ruling in such...

July 19, 2016 - 11:28am | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

Last week, American Banker's blog "BankThink," posted a NACA opinion-editorial about the credit union industry...