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Suggestions for my High School Graduate

June 20th, 2017

High school graduation is a time of excitement for many as they head off to college. Today, I thought I’d share some of the advice I gave my youngest son in case anyone else has a child preparing to go off to school sometime soon.



ARM Industry Merger and Acquisition Trends

June 14th, 2017

Do M&A trends within the ARM industry defy traditional business and economic theories? Today’s KG Prime sponsored blog examines industry performance from 2007-present, and the effect changes in operating conditions had on consolidation trends.



The Department of Education Contract: A Candid Discussion between Industry Experts Mike Ginsberg and Randy Kamm

June 13th, 2017

The Department of Education unrestricted debt collection contract procurement process seemingly has no end in sight. Industry experts Mike Ginsberg and Randy Kamm examine the current situation, and the decisions that brought us to where we are today.



Paying Attention to the Warning Signs Could Save Lives

June 5th, 2017

May was Mental Health Awareness Month. The Kaulkin Ginsberg team wants to help raise awareness for the important role mental health plays in our physical health and general well-being, as well as some of the organizations that are trying to make a difference.



Potentially Big Changes on Capitol Hill Could Impact the ARM industry for Years to Come

May 31st, 2017

Decisions by the Trump administration and the potential passing of the Financial CHOICE Act on the oversight of financial institutions and student loans could profoundly impact the ARM industry for years to come



Perception Metrics and Their Effect on the ARM Industry

May 25th, 2017

While being able to quantitatively assess the health of the U.S. economy is great, most experts agree that other more qualitative factors are just as important. In fact, some experts believe that perception alone may be enough to influence the health of the economy since it directly relates to their spending and saving levels.



A New Debt Milestone in Q1 2017 (But Not Really)

May 24th, 2017

Some news outlets have started reporting that total consumer debt has finally surpassed its previous peak, which was during the Great Recession’s height, and have even suggested that the newly released data might imply that we’re on the verge on another downturn. However, these outlets are ignoring a number of important factors that suggest consumer debt levels and the potential for an economic downturn are not so dire



Semiannual Wealth Outlook: Collection Liquidation Results May Improve Amidst Positive Wage and Disposable Income Trends

May 18th, 2017

When analyzing the economy and its interaction with the ARM industry, wealth-related economic metrics may be the most important indicator for growth. At its core, the economy is healthy when individuals, on average, are earning and spending more money, and economic livelihood is expanding, while the ARM industry is strongest when collection liquidation results are on the rise. As such, it makes sense that wealth metrics are the perfect tool for analyzing the strength of the economy and ARM industry



The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Economy

May 17th, 2017

Discussions on robotics and artificial intelligence, and the role they will play in society and the economy have been going on for quite some time. Manufacturing and service-based industries have been a particular area of focus for automation since it promises more cost-efficient operations by removing the largest variable expense line – people. But as robots (e.g., machines and computer/engineering programs) continue becoming the norm and optimal method for getting things done, what are the impacts on the ever-changing economy and ARM industry?



E-Commerce: Growing into a Massive Industry

May 10th, 2017

In 2016, US retail sales exceeded $1.2 trillion – a more than three-fold increase since 1992 – yet employment in the retail sector fell by nearly third since peaking in 2001. Shifting consumer preferences and investments in online shopping services are the driving factors behind this trend that could lead to new and exciting opportunities for the ARM industry.



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Suggestions for my High School Graduate

June 20, 2017

High school graduation is a time of excitement for many as they head off to college. Today, I thought I'd share some of the advice I gave my youngest son in case anyone else has a child preparing to go off to school sometime soon. ....

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ARM Industry Merger and Acquisition Trends

June 14, 2017

Do M&A trends within the ARM industry defy traditional business and economic theories? Today's KG Prime sponsored blog examines industry performance from 2007-present, and the effect changes in operating conditions had on consolidation trends. ....

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The Department of Education Contract: A Candid Discussion between Industry Experts Mike Ginsberg and Randy Kamm

June 13, 2017

The Department of Education unrestricted debt collection contract procurement process seemingly has no end in sight. Industry experts Mike Ginsberg and Randy Kamm examine the current situation, and the decisions that brought us to where we are today. ....

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