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What Happens to a Debt if the Debtor Dies?

As if there aren’t already enough rules and regulations to be aware of when collecting debts from living debtors, there are even more that you will want to be aware of if your debtor should suddenly pass away. Fortunately for creditors, death does not absolve existing debt. However, the debtor needs to possess enough assets [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:18:16+00:00 May 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Collecting From Internet Educated Debtors

The deck is stacked against debt collectors today. There is a long list of confusing laws that have been put into place to protect debtors from debt collectors. There is also a nearly endless amount of advice and education available to debtors on everything from debt consolidation loans to tips and tricks for deceiving and [...]

By | 2018-06-16T14:14:48+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Understanding Which Statute of Limitations Laws Affect Your Debt Collection

Collecting debts can be a very difficult and often confusing task. There are a tremendous number of rules and regulations on federal, state, and local levels that can confuse even the professionals. That means that if debt collection is not your full time job, you might already be in over your head, or possibly even [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:20:47+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Are You Maintaining Consistent Credit Practices?

  One of the biggest issues that many small businesses have is that they are so rushed in handling their day-to-day operations that they never get around to putting specific procedures and processes in place to govern their business operations. Extending credit, billing and collecting payments, and handling delinquent credit accounts are some of the [...]

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:05+00:00 May 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Properly Assess the Risks of Extending International Credit

We are now living in the era of the connection economy. With every year that passes, the Internet makes it easier and easier for small companies to do business on a global scale. Opening up the entire world as a potential customer is an extremely attractive proposition for many businesses, but there are also significant [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:22:10+00:00 April 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Preventing Collections and Fraud Before They Happen

Delinquent credit accounts are one of the biggest drags on the cashflow of a small business. The situation gets even worse when those accounts are the result of a fraud that has been perpetrated against your business. In order to protect your business, you want to make sure that you are doing everything in your [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:26:10+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Improving Your Accounts Receivable Conversion Rate

One of the easiest ways to reduce the number of your credit accounts that fall into collections is to make sure that you are doing everything in your power to maximize your accounts receivable conversion rate. This can include everything from analyzing your billing statements to what forms of payment you accept. While it might [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:35:30+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

6 Reasons Why Rising Credit Card Balances Should Scare Small Businesses

A recent article from ACA International quoted a report from Transunion that says that credit card balances are at their highest levels since 2008. While this is a scary notion for the general population, it has even more frightening implications for businesses that must extend credit to their customers in order to complete sales. With [...]

By | 2018-05-09T10:51:49+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Debt Collection Laws in Canada

While many people living near the border don’t think anything of venturing into Canada, our neighbor to the north represents a completely different world when it comes to debt collection practices. Much like the United States has done with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Canadian government has established a long list of rules [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:37:54+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Grow Your Business with Minimal Debt

If a penny saved is really a penny earned, then you should not overlook the importance of minimizing your burn rate in order to grow your business successfully. If you can reduce any of your regular expenses like cost of raw materials or labor, you can instantly increase the amount of growth that you will [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:39:25+00:00 February 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments