How debt collectors are becoming more involved with the public

Feb 04, 2015 Philip Burgess

How debt collectors are becoming more involved with the public

Now more than ever, consumers are depending on loans to get by, which means the amount of money owed by debtors has increased. A report by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute showed that 77 million


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How to work with suspicious debtors over the phone

Jan 23, 2015 Philip Burgess

Calling up consumers can be nerve-wracking, especially when planning to talk about such a sensitive topic like debt. It's even more difficult when there are various scammers that pose as debt collectors and give professionals a bad reputation.


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Car title scammers give lenders a bad name

Jan 22, 2015 Phil Burgess

Car title scammers give lenders a bad name

It's an unfortunate thing when scammers try to take advantage of unsuspecting car title loan borrowers. Six people were charged last October for unlawfully possessing the vehicles of those who fell behind on loan payments, according to West


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The new 2015 law for medical debt collection

Jan 13, 2015 Philip Burgess

The new 2015 law for medical debt collection

With the new year comes evolving debt collection laws, and the IRS ended 2014 by issuing reformed medical debt rules. The law affects hospitals' ability to engage in "extraordinary debt collection practices." According to the Green Bay Press


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Defending debt collection against critics

Jan 05, 2015 Philip Burgess

Defending debt collection against critics

There's a reason the saying "It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it" exists. There are plenty of careers out there that people might not want to do, but they take the jobs because they must and because there's a societal need to fill


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