Category Archives: Collection Agencies

The 5 Cs and B2B Lending

Anytime you work for a company or ship a product before getting paid, you are extending credit to that company. That’s why, just like any lender, before you begin working with a new client or company you should review the 5 Cs of Credit. Character For individuals applying for a loan, “character” generally refers to Read full post >

Chinese Business Delegation Learns About U.S. Collections

For 20 years, the United States – China Exchange Council (USCEC) has hosted delegate exchanges between the U.S. and China for the purposes of education, commerce, and friendship. Because of his experience with multiple industries and his extensive knowledge of both U.S. and international commercial collections, Dean Kaplan was recently asked to speak to a Read full post >

Confessions of a Debt Collector: Dean Kaplan Interviewed on Yahoo Finance [Video]

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Principal Dean Kaplan was recently interviewed by Yahoo Finance – you can view the video above, or read the article below: If a business has debt and doesn’t pay, a debt collection agency will be on the hunt to track the money down. That’s where Dean Kaplan comes in. As CEO of The Kaplan Group, a commercial collections Read full post >

Is Social Media a Good Option for Solving Unpaid Invoices

  Social media is how we live today. We find recommendations for restaurants and babysitters, we find jobs and dates, we rant about poor customer service and annoying coworkers, but should we also use social media to try and get paid? Is social media a good tool for collecting on unpaid invoices? Well-meaning friends and Read full post >

Collection & Attorney Fees and Interest in Commercial Collections

At The Kaplan Group our goal is to try to recover your money without going to court. We do this on over 97% of our successful claims.  However, sometimes litigation is necessary. Clients often wonder if they can add our collection fees, or attorney fees, to the amount to be collected. These costs can only Read full post >