Monthly Archives: June 2008

Tim Paulsen – Guest Blogger!

Tim Paulsen is the author of “Paid in Full” and “Platinum Negotiations”. He delivers highly rated seminars and is the Managing Director of ICPC (International Center for Professional Collections). Tim is great at what he does and I happy to … Continue reading

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What do you do for a living?

uhh…..debt collector…. How do you normally respond? What types of reactions do you get?

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Do I have the wrong number?

When debt collectors have the wrong number, don’t wait six months to let them know. Interesting article. generic abilify acai tablets accutane tablets Aciphex Phentermine Rite Aid Pharmacy no rx acomplia actonel coupons mail order actos aleve cold and sinus … Continue reading

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Debt Collector Found Shot Dead at Home

Andre’s Toro Barea, 55, was found by a work colleague after failing to turn up for work. He had been shot twice through the chest according to Think Spain.

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Paying off Credit Card Debt

Dear Michelle I am having a lot of trouble with dealing with the collections department of Bank of America (Client Service, Inc.). I called them trying to set up some sort of payment plan yet they insist on the past … Continue reading

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I have been using Renton’s collection stickers for about 12 years now. I am happy to help spread the word about their products because I think they really work. Check out this story to see how Joe Eidt spent $244.60 … Continue reading

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My job as a Bill Collector

All hours of the day, seven days a week, during dinner time, even on Sunday. I leave the same message on your voice mail every time I call. I call you at work, on your cell phone … I might … Continue reading

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Getting results using Scripts

One of the questions I am asked the most after how do I start my own collection agency is where can I get scripts and letters for my agency. For new collectors scripts can be very helpful, for seasoned collectors … Continue reading

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Scripts and how debtors use them against you

I found a website that is for consumers and lists some debt collector scripts and different responses that debtors can give to collectors who use those scripts. I get alot of questions from collectors about scripts and thought this might … Continue reading

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Collection Agencies: what are they and how do they work

I found an interesting article this morning about debt collection agencies by Chane Steiner of AAA Credit Guide. This article is aimed towards consumers and I think business owners can also gain some information from this as well. If you … Continue reading

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