Can You Still Collect on That Old Debt?

You’ve probably heard that there’s a statute of limitations on debt. Whether you owe money or are owed money, you’re probably eager to know if your debt can still be collected on. In both cases the answer is … it depends. What Does a Statute of Limitations Mean If you watch a lot of police … Read more

The Kaplan Group Awards its 5th Annual $1,000 Scholarship

The Kaplan Group is pleased to announce that Karli Study has won our 5th annual $1,000 Scholarship!  Karli is in her third year of law school at Widener Commonwealth School of Law in Harrisburg, PA.  Karli’s winning essay is reprinted below and was in response to the following prompt:  SHOULD YOU SUE A CUSTOMER? Let’s … Read more

Is Your Credit Policy Costing You Money?

Write Offs Can Be Part Of A Profit Maximization Strategy No one wants bad debt. Everyone hates it when you do not get paid. But, is it possible that never having had a bad debt is a sign of a problem? Absolutely! Over the last few weeks, I’ve heard these comments from a few CFOs: … Read more

Isla Vista Shooting – Way Too Close To Home

My son graduates from UCSB in 20 days under a black cloud.  He knew 2 of the six students killed by gunfire on Friday, and at least one of the hospitalized. What should be a joyous time for our son and family is now filled with enormous sadness as we think about those who lost … Read more

Fake Debt Collectors Scam Debtors Into Paying Debts

An article posted recently called Fake collectors are trying to scare you into paying debts you don’t owe explains the rise in recent years of fake debt collectors attempting to scare Americans into paying debts they don’t owe. Just this year, federal authorities shut down two fake debt collection scams based in California, claiming they … Read more

Debt Collection Laws Allow Active Military Personnel To Postpone Debt Payments

The Bradenton Herald Today recently published an article called Ask Doctor Debt is a Debt Collection Resource for Active Military Personnel, which explains the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The SCRA is an act which was created to ease the financial burdens on members of the U.S. Military who are on active duty. According to … Read more

Debt Collection Services Are Very Important to the Business World

Most people are not aware of just how important debt collection services are to the business world. They assume that the average business customer pays their bills on time. While for the majority of businesses this is true, there are times when a business either cannot or will not pay their bills and someone has … Read more

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