Monthly Archives: May 2011

Award-Winning Author Michelle Dunn Now a Financial Bin Contributor

The Financial Bin proudly welcomes award-winning author Michelle Dunn to its list of contributors for its online magazine, the Main Street BEAT.  Dunn has written 14 books with the latest, “The Guide to Getting Paid: Weed Out Bad Paying Customers, … Continue reading

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First Textbook for Credit and Collections

Businesses and entrepreneurs everywhere are worried about their business, their customers and getting paid as the economy continues to suffer and more people lose their jobs, and their homes across the nation.  Award winning author, columnist and credit & debt … Continue reading

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collector mentor Establishes Recognition Program to Honor Outstanding Collection Professionals

collector mentor announced today that it recently launched the Outstanding Collection Professionals program to honor front line employees in the credit and collection industry who perform their duties at an outstanding level of service and who represent the industry in … Continue reading

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How the FDCPA affects you

The laws that business owners and third party collection agencies have to follow are different.  Many business owners are confused about whether they have to follow the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The FDCPA broadly defines a debt collector as … Continue reading

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Using Email for Collections

Businesses need to make sure that any email notices regarding a debt is not read by anyone other than who it is intended for.  Though email is a common form of communication, there are no laws in relation to using … Continue reading

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Keep your Cash Flowing!

When you are setting up payment arrangements it is a two way street, you create the rules and your customers have to play by them if they want to do business with you.  It is up to you to be … Continue reading

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Skip Trace Information online Course

Skip Trace Jobs LLC is pleased to announce the availability of its one-of-a kind tell-all on-line course which provides the tools and information needed to become a professional Skip Tracer/Information broker.   This course will now expose thousands of students to … Continue reading

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Create your Credit Policy Day 2

Check out the video for Day 2 on creating your own credit policy, where you can work on the next step in completing your policy. Make sure to check out Day 3 to finish up your policy and begin using … Continue reading

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Top mistakes business owners make when trying to get paid

No one likes collecting on past due accounts.  Unfortunately it is a reality of doing business that will never go away.  According to American Express most small business owners go to individual mentors for advice when they have a problem, … Continue reading

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Create your Credit Policy Day 1

So many business owners think credit policies are long and involved and because they aren’t sure what a credit policy involves – they don’t have one!  I have created 3 videos to help you have your own credit policy easily … Continue reading

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