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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Nathan Hutton Receives Credit Executive of the Year Award »
During the Fresh Ground virtual conference on May 14, 2020, 2019/20 NACM North Central Chair Brett Wegner announced this y...
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Fresh Ground Keynote Available to Members On-Demand »
At a 2010 NACM North Central meeting, former Minnesota state demographer Tom Gillaspy provided forecasts about a rapidly a...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
On-Demand Member Webinar Provides Economic Insights for the COVID-19 Era »
The response to the COVID-19 virus has been to shut down society to limit its spread, but this has sent the global economy...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Credit Managers’ Index Soars »
The Credit Managers' Index (CMI) is off to an overwhelming start to 2020. While other indices such as the purchasing manag...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Bankruptcy Filings Register First Year-Over-Year Increase in Eight Years »
After declining for eight consecutive years, total bankruptcy filings during calendar year 2019 (Jan. 1-Dec. 31) increased...

General News
Thursday, June 25, 2020
CARES Act Changes Bankruptcy Rules for Small Businesses »
Included in the federal relief package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities (CARES) Act are severa...
Monday, June 15, 2020
BEC Attacks Evolve, Focusing More on Groups vs. Individuals »
Scammers using business email compromise attacks to access secure company information continue to evolve their practices....
Monday, June 8, 2020
Commercial Chapter 11s Increase 48 Percent over Last Year »
Total commercial chapter 11 filings in May 2020 increased 48 percent from the previous year, according to data provided by...
Monday, May 25, 2020
NACM North Central Members Share Experiences and Lessons Learned from the Pandemic »
NACM North Central recently asked several members to share their experiences and lessons learned from the pandemic. Follow...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
NACM North Central Members Adjust for the New Credit Landscape »
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every company doing business in the U.S. in countless ways. Supply chains have experien...

Credit Reporting
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
D&B Offers Pandemic-Related Risk Mitigation Guidance »
In light of the massive disruption to the economy resulting from COVID-19 pandemic mitigation practices, many credit manag...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Experian Introduces COVID-19 Resource Center, Business Risk Index »
Experian North America has introduced several new initiatives to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two of thes...
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...

International News
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Asia Braces for Insolvency Storm »
COVID-19 containment measures around the world have impacted both national and international supply chains and trade. Resp...
Friday, January 10, 2020
Forecasted Insolvency Increase in Four Out of Five Countries »
Global bankruptcies are still on the rise, implying higher export risks, according to the latest  Global Insolvency R...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Cross-Border B2B Payment Growth Fuels Fraud and Data Security Concerns »
New research found that the majority of companies (83%) made cross-border payments in 2019 – a 10% increase over the prior...
Friday, September 20, 2019
Expect an Increase in Eastern European Business Failures »
In 2019, GDP growth in Eastern Europe is forecast to decline to 2.6%, from 3.4% last year. Global trade tensions, heighten...
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...