Stephanie Eidelman

Stephanie Eidelman

CEO at insideARM

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Stephanie Eidelman is CEO of The iA Institute, a digital media company that specializes in providing context, insight, and practical information to the complex debt industry. She has grown the company from its beginning as publisher of a daily newsletter (insideARM) to one that influences the industry at the highest level. 

In addition to publishing, the iA Institute runs the Compliance Professionals Forum (, a membership organization that provides context and practical support for day-to-day compliance challenges), and manages the Consumer Relations Consortium (, an extremely active group of nearly 30 larger market participants who discuss evolving practices, and regularly engage with consumer advocates and regulators to affect industry rulemaking). More at

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CFPB Releases Long Awaited Report on Consumer Debt Collection Survey


NYDFS Issues Revised Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services, Effective March 1, 2017


Former Regulator Offers Extensive and Scathing Details of Life Inside the CFPB


Is RIP Really a Way Out for Some with Medical Debt?

Tom Wheeler - FCC Chairman

FCC Chairman to Step Down; Could Lead to Reversal of TCPA Ruling


Panelists at Consumer Advocacy Conference Offer Perspectives on Election Implications for Financial Services

Bill Bartmann

Controversial Industry Veteran Bill Bartmann Dies at 68


FCC Releases TCPA Enforcement "Reminder" as Speculation Continues About Trump Effect


What Could Trump’s Presidency Mean for the Debt Collection Industry?


Debt Collector Wins Summary Judgment in 11th Circuit Envelope Case with Spokeo Assist


CFPB and NY Attorney General Take Action Against Network of Sham Collection Companies


CFPB Touts Innovation, But Not in Debt Collection

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insideARM Announces 2016 Best Places to Work in Collections


How Will Arrests in Mumbai IRS Tax Collection Scam Affect Legitimate IRS Collection Contract?


Treasury Department Moves to Hire More PCAs for Non-Tax Debts


FTC Wins Largest Ever Litigated Judgment -- $1.3 Billion


Why Debt Collectors Should Take Notice of IBM’s Acquisition of Promontory


LendUp Feels Growing Pains As CFPB Orders Payment for Misleading Practices

Midwest Compliance Symposium - Lemberg and Bedard - photo by Stephanie Eidelman

Sergei Lemberg Shares His Tips and Strategies With Creditors at Compliance Symposium


New York Proposes Extensive Data Security Regs for Financial Services Companies, Begins 45-Day Comment Period