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Top 5 Don’ts for Online Debt Collections

Emailing debtors about a debt Instant messaging a debtor about a debt Initiating more payments on a bank account when additional transactions have not been authorized. Sending debt collection emails, faxes or text messages Don’t send a “friend request” to … Continue reading

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Characteristics of Great Debt Collection Negotiators

New and Experienced bill collectors must hone their negotiating skills. Everyone who is trying to collect money, even if the amount was agreed upon at the time of the sale, seems to be required to negotiate. Most bill collectors, especially … Continue reading

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Leaving a debt collection message on voicemail

As the CFPB makes changes to the debt collection laws that collectors must follow, what are your procedures and policies on leaving a message on an answering machine or voice mail about a debt? Do you leave a message?  If … Continue reading

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