Business Credit

Business Credit is a magazine covering finance, business risk management and provides information for the extension of credit, maintenance of accounts receivable, and cash asset management. It is published 10 times per year by the National Association of Credit Management.Subjects for Business Credit include banking, finance and investments.

Articles from Vol. 113, No. 7, July-August

A "Cost of Doing Business" Thing: After Another Round of High-Profile Breaches, Congress Takes a Shot at National Data Security Standards
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In April and May, Sony experienced one of the largest data security breaches in history. More than 100 million users had their data compromised, data that included identifying information like names, birth dates and at...
Another Ordinary Course of Business Preference Defense Double Feature
The onslaught of preference lawsuits confronting trade creditors has made it more important than ever to be fully familiar with the preference defenses that reduce or eliminate potential preference liability. One of the most frequently litigated, but...
Boxed in or Busting Out: Will Lockboxes Soon Be Phased out with Technological Advances or Is It Too Ingrained?
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Estimates vary, but it is widely believed that 80% to 90% of all U.S.-based businesses still rely heavily upon the use of lockboxes as the most significant venue for the receipt of payment. And that may be a fairly conservative...
Designation of Excellence Awards
NACM created the Designation of Excellence Awards to honor designation holders at three distinct levels: Credit Business Associate (CBA), Credit Business Fellow (CBF) and Certified Credit Executive (CCE). Each honoree must pursue excellence through...
Financial Advisor Shares Tips with CEOs to Turnaround Financially-Strapped Businesses
For many companies that have survived the Great Recession, the economy's prolonged weakness means an extended battle for top-line revenue and against margin erosion. Making matters worse for borrowers and their creditors is the fact that a great deal...
Give Back to Your Organization through Service on the National Board: Call for Four Director Candidates
The NACM-National Board is pleased to announce four upcoming Director openings on the 2012 Board of Directors. The Board is seeking Director candidates from each of NACM's four geographic regions: Central, Eastern, South and West. Directors will...
Hot Spots: Lebanon
Lebanon has functioned with a caretaker government during much of this year since Hezbollah (labeled as a terrorist organization by the United States) toppled the Western-backed government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri in a dispute over the investigation...
NACM's 115th Credit Congress & Exposition: Nashville, TN May 22-25, 2011
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Notes on Nashville The Cumberland River, which heavily damaged Gaylord Opryland just one year before, kindly meandered nearby for this year's Credit Congress in Nashville. Opryland greeted this year's attendees with all...
Report for June 2011
The overall economic narrative in the country for the last month has been a question as to whether the latest run of bad economic news is a temporary phenomenon or is the harbinger of much worse to come. As many analysts have asserted that this is...

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