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Monday, June 24, 2019
NACM and CFDD Honor North Central Members Scott Woitas and Barb Condit »
Each year at Credit Congress, the National Association of Credit Management and the Credit & Finance Development Divis...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
CMI Increases for Second Consecutive Month »
May’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) saw an uptick for the second month in a row, reaching a combined score of 55.7. This is...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Fresh Ground: Worth the Wait »
  After a delay of several weeks due to poor weather conditions when it was originally scheduled, NACM North Centr...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Credit Managers’ Index Zigzag Continues »
After February’s rebound, the March Credit Managers’ Index declined again in March. Data from the National Association of...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Four Reasons to Attend Fresh Ground »
NACM North Central’s Fresh Ground Networking Breakfast is just two weeks away. If you’re still wondering whether you shoul...

General News
Friday, June 14, 2019
Small Business Optimism Roars Back, Rivaling Historic Highs »
Small business optimism eclipsed pre-shutdown levels in May, increasing 1.5 points to 105.0 on the National Federation of...
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Commercial Chapter 11s Increase 7 Percent »
Total U.S. bankruptcy filings increased 2 percent in May 2019 over May of last year, according to data provided by America...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
U.S. Firms Accumulated Cash in 1Q19 At A Lower Rate Than Previous Quarter »
U.S. companies built their cash reserves and short-term investment holdings at a much slower pace in the first quarter of...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
DSO Decline Signals Increased Caution »
According to an annual review and forecast by Euler Hermes , global average Days Sales Outstanding fell by -1 day to 65...
Friday, May 10, 2019
Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Increased in April »
Total commercial filings increased 5% in April 2019, as the 3,443 filings were up from the 3,271 commercial filings regist...

Credit Reporting
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Experian Introduces BusinessIQ 2.0 »
On April 1, 2019, Experian rolled out the newest edition of its commercial credit management application, BusinessIQ 2.0....
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Experian Announces International Report Enhancements »
Experian recently implemented upgrades to its international credit report services. Changes include:  Same...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Equifax Introduces Blended Score to Predict Small Business Delinquency »
Equifax recently introduced a blended version of the Commercial Insight Delinquency Score, a high-performance product that...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
How Will Consumer Tax Lien Data Changes Affect Commercial Reports? »
  April 16 was the deadline for Experian, Equifax and TransUnion to remove tax lien data from consumer credit repo...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Reduce the Regulatory Compliance Burden with Business Compliance Insight »
Regulatory compliance is a constant issue in most companies. Violation of federal anti-money laundering and know your cust...

International News
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Is the Construction Industry Poised for a Global Crisis? »
After 10 years of growth (2008-18), we have reached the peak in the global construction growth cycle, according to project...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
U.S. Trade Tensions with China Not Yet Impacting Most Vendor Relationships »
Two in three (65 percent) companies are not seeing U.S. trade tensions impact their relationships with Chinese vendors, de...
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Late Payment Problems Grow in Western Europe »
Although still positive, growth of Western European economies is forecast to slow to 1.7 percent in 2019 from 2 percent in...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Trade Risk Rises in Eastern Europe »
Eastern Europe is forecast to grow a steady 3 percent this year, mainly due to robust domestic demand. However, this stron...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Corporate Debt Hotspots May Be Bubbling Under a Calm Surface »
A positive global trend to strengthen corporate balance sheets and reduce gearing is masking a rise in leverage in vulnera...