Debt collectors: How to recognize scams

Dec 11, 2018 Philip Burgess

Debt collectors: How to recognize scams

When scammers participate in almost any industry, it can have adverse effects on the legitimate operators who are just trying to make a decent living in the sector. For example, think of the retail realm. If a massive cyberattack occurs at


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One-third of Americans have an account in collections

Dec 11, 2018 Philip Burgess

One-third of Americans have an account in collections

For many consumers, having to speak to a debt collection agent might seem like a daunting task. Many people associate this with having done something wrong - i.e. failing to pay a bill on time. Actually, once an account is in collections, chances


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Debt collection complaints fell in August

Dec 11, 2018 Philip Burgess

Debt collection complaints fell in August

Stuff happens, we're only human, you can learn from your mistakes - there are countless sayings about committing errors. And for good reason - they happen all the time and everyone, at one point or another, has messed up. However, no matter


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Debt collectors' role defended

Dec 11, 2018 Philip Burgess

Debt collectors' role defended

The role of the debt collector comes under fire with some regularity. These professionals are often viewed with trepidation because, at their cores, many consumers are afraid to work with them. Being contacted by a debt collection agent means,


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Alternative lending can help more SMEs survive, succeed

Dec 11, 2018 Simon Williams

Forget the rising gap between small and big businesses in the United Kingdom - a recent study revealed that there's hardly any middle ground left within the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector. "In every market and economic cycle,


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