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Loan Default Decision Tree (Infographic)
Mar 27, 2014

Creditors are faced with an array of options when a borrower defaults, based upon the nature, quality and value of collateral and other factors. This "Loan Default Decision Tree" is a tool that provides structure for making choices as to how to proceed.

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If Cyber Crime Strikes, Will Your Insurance Be There For You?
Mar 19, 2014

Attacks by cyber criminals have been making major headlines lately. Any business that electronically stores or transmits customer financial data, patient medical records, or personal information about its employees is a potential victim of cyber crime or malicious computer programs. This post outlines the insurance provisions business owners should review to determine if their businesses are covered.

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Employers, Be Sure You Know the Four Steps to Employee Garnishment
Mar 11, 2014

Garnishment is one tool that creditors may use to collect money. As an employer in Washington state, you may encounter a writ of garnishment to collect on an employee's obligation. Be aware that you may face liability if you fail to process the writ with appropriate care. This post lists the four steps every employer should follow to stay in compliance.

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