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Feb 13 2017 02, 2017

Popular Debt Collection Violations in Georgia

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:00+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The entire debt collection industry has recently come under close scrutiny in the state of Georgia, where a number of collection agencies have apparently been implementing a wide range of completely illegal actions in order to convince consumers to pay for debts that may or may not have ever existed in the first place. When [...]

Jan 30 2017 01, 2017

What Constitutes Written Proof for a Debt?

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:00+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

One of the biggest sticking points when it comes to commercial debt collection in today’s marketplace is having the ability to quickly and accurately prove that a particular debt is actually valid if the consumer should elect to exercise their right to insist on proper validation. This is happening more and more frequently, and collectors [...]

Jan 22 2017 01, 2017

Debt Collection Resolutions for 2018

By | 2018-02-05T09:14:13+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

It might be a little late for New Years Resolutions, but that doesn't mean you have to wait until next January to get your debt collection process in order. Any month could be the perfect opportunity to start new policies or simply recommit to the ones you already have in place. This type of focus [...]

Jan 17 2017 01, 2017

Six Reasons You Should Pay Off Your Collection Accounts Sooner Rather Than Later

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:00+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

No one likes the idea of dealing with accounts that have gone into collections. Just the fact that they exist is enough to frustrate most of us to the point where we toss those notices in a drawer somewhere and avoid calls from debt collectors hoping that everything will just go away. But these things [...]

Jan 10 2017 01, 2017

What is a Reasonable Percentage of Accounts Receivable to be Past Due?

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:01+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Every business that extends credit to its customers has to struggle with getting those customers to make their payments according to the agreed upon time frame. One of the biggest cash flow drains that can ruin a business is when those payments start coming in later than expected. The acceptable percentages of accounts receivable that [...]

Jan 2 2017 01, 2017

Debt Collection in Florida and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:01+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The exact rules and regulations that all debt collectors must follow vary from state to state, and in the state of Florida there is an added layer of protection for consumers in the form of the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA). This legislation works as an extension of the federal law known as the [...]

Dec 17 2016 12, 2016

Dispelling Common Misconceptions About Debt Validation

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:01+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

One of the most powerful protections offered to consumers under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is the ability to require a debt collector to validate a debt by providing proof that it is legitimate. While this requirement is a great way for consumers to protect themselves, many misinformed debtors do not exactly understand [...]

Dec 9 2016 12, 2016

The Compounding Effect of Unemployment in California

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:01+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Unemployment is a serious cause for concern in the state of California. When people have a hard time finding jobs, the economy is bound to suffer, and the unemployment rate in California is generally about a point higher than it is in the country as a whole. This leads to the people of California struggling [...]

Dec 1 2016 12, 2016

Six Proactive Credit Control Tips

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:01+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Running any type of small business is a tall task. You have an astounding number of things to worry about, and that is on a good day. We won’t even get into the stress that can mount on the bad days. One thing that you don’t need to be worried about as a small business [...]

Nov 23 2016 11, 2016

Can Debt Collectors Access My Credit Report?

By | 2017-02-12T14:41:01+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The internet is filled with a plethora of advice on credit reports and debt collection these days, but one of the little known facts about debt collectors is that they are legally allowed to access your personal credit report, and they don’t even need your consent to do so! This might come as a shock [...]