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Benefits of Membership While there may be times when you want a reference book on hand, the luxury of using a simple web-based search function to immediately bring up relevant information is a credit professional’s dream come true. Using NACM’s Knowledge & Learning Center , you can download forms, search laws and topics, and cross-reference data in NACM’s best-selling publication: Manual of Credit and Commercial Laws, Principles of Business Credit, The Art & Science of Financial Risk Analysis, Credit Management: Principles and Practices, Business Credit magazine and more. NACM’s eNews Weekly Update provides targeted and timely news briefs of interest to the credit and financial community. Members receive eNews each Thursday by email. Business Credit magazine keeps you up-to-date and informed on the credit issues that affect the way you do business. Published nine times a year, Business Credit will keep you on the cutting edge of trends, news and important legislative issues. Past issues of Business Credit are archived and available in flip-through format on the NACM website. Created from a monthly survey of credit and collection professionals, NACM’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) tracks favorable and unfavorable factors in the monthly business cycle. The CMI is a benchmarking and forecasting tool with broad acceptance within the business and financial community as an economic indicator to both watch and report on. Participants earn one Roadmap Point for participating in 10 surveys in a 12-month period. NACM’s survey is a way to make your voice count. To participate, watch for new survey questions in your eNews Weekly Update. In appreciation for your participation, you will earn .1 Roadmap Point toward an NACM designation and a chance to win a FREE teleconference registration. If you have a suggestion for a survey question that you would like to be considered by the editorial staff, please email them to NACM is the leading resource for credit and financial management, providing information, products and services for effective business credit and accounts receivable management to over 15,000 businesses and business credit professionals worldwide. NACM’s website, located at , offers extensive information for the business credit community. The Useful Sites area provides you with links to information and resources, saving you search time. Whether it ’ s information about bankruptcy, links to each state’s Secretary of State office, copies of official bankruptcy forms or sample credit applications, you’ll find it in Useful Sites. The website also provides access to the entire range of NACM services from NACM ’ s network of Affiliates, to NACM-Canada, FCIB and CFDD, the NACM website is your virtual gateway to a host of information, products and services. Follow NACM on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news, commentary and discussion on a number of issues relevant to the B2B credit profession. Subscribe to NACM’s blog to receive the latest commercial credit news on a wide array of relevant subjects, from domestic and international stories to industry and legislative updates. Visitors to the blog can also voice their thoughts on news stories and coverage through each article’s comment board. And don’t forget to join NACM’s group page on LinkedIn for a complete wrap-up of organization news coverage and events, as well as to network with fellow NACM members. w w w. n a c m . o r g