Category Archives: Bad Checks

Getting Paid from a company that moved!

Dear Michelle, We have a customer who we shipped (last year in September) a demo evaluation of a video security system.  After a long period (which was supposed to be just 60 days) he has not returned the demo unit. … Continue reading

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What to do when a Tenant is Behind on Rent

Today’s guest post if by Bill Gray, an expert on collecting from past due tenants. When a tenant is behind in rent, when should you call it quits? Today I reviewed over eighty tenant debt accounts and noted that the … Continue reading

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Improve your A/R with 6 Easy Steps

Some things you can to do improve your cash flow and lower your A/R: Offer discounts Get 50% down Check new customers credit Sell old outdated inventory Issue invoices immediately Follow up right away with slow paying customers

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Debt Collection letters & forms

I am happy to share that my book of “Debt Collection letters & forms” is now available in paperback.  The e-book will be coming soon.  I also want to let you know that I have recently updated “Telephone collection call … Continue reading

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Credit and Debt Collections Book Sale

Good morning everyone and happy spring! I am very happy to be able to offer you The Ultimate Credit & Collections Handbook, the check IS in the mail and The Guide to Getting Paid for $15 and $6.00 shipping through the USPS … Continue reading

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No business is immune to Collection Problems

I write columns for many publications nationwide about limiting credit risk, how to get paid from past due accounts and tips for collecting when an account gives you excuses and won’t pay. I recently had one publication that I write … Continue reading

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Avoiding "Bad" Checks

If you accept checks as a form of payment, remember that accepting checks doesn’t come without some element of risk.  Some businesses don’t like to deal with “bad” or returned checks so they don’t accept them as a form of … Continue reading

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Last years Gas Prices

I ran across this earlier post and had to share it with you, the information is helpful but look at how much gas was! Watching my local news tonight, they reported that the gas in Goffstown, NH is up to … Continue reading

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Gas $4.15 – Credit Cards & Cash Only!

Watching my local news tonight, they reported that the gas in Goffstown, NH is up to $4.15 a gallon. The thing I noticed was the big sign they had that said “Credit Cards and Cash ONLY!” As gas prices have … Continue reading

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