Monthly Archives: February 2011

Thank you for being here!

For the past 11 years, it has been my privilege to meet and network with some of the most interesting, educational and progressive people in the debt collection and business industry, people across the United States, Canada and beyond. When … Continue reading

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Paying a Collection Agency

Question: Am I liable for any fees to a collection agency if I settled with a debtor recently. I spoke with the collection agency last September on closing the file on the person owing me money instead of spending more … Continue reading

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Working with a Collection Agency – Conclusion

Are there any alternatives to hiring a debt collection agency that a business can consider? A business owner can bypass using a collection service and go right to small claims or civil court if they like.  They can also cut … Continue reading

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Working with a Collection Agency Part 3

Some How-to’s to help make the best decisions when hiring and using a collection agency – Choosing a professional collection service to manage delinquent accounts and other related tasks is a wise decision. The agency should represent your organization in … Continue reading

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Working with a Collection Agency Part 2

When should you realize the need to hire a collection agency to collect money owed? As an account ages, the chances of collecting on it decrease dramatically. It’s expensive to carry accounts that you will not be able to collect … Continue reading

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Working with a Collection Agency Part 1

I want to share with you some tips on working with a debt collection agency.  People always have so many questions about how collection agencies work, and the best way to get the most out of their service. List collection … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Collect Debt?

If any of you are members of Costco, you may have seen Paul and Sarah Edwards column in the Costco newsletter titled “Using Social Media to collect debt“. This article is an excerpt from my book “Getting Paid using social … Continue reading

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