How To Review Your Credit Report

How To Review Your Credit Report Get a copy of your credit reports You are entitled to a free credit report every 12 months from each of the three major consumer reporting companies (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion). You can request a copy from You can request and review your free report through one of […]

Telemedicine and TCPA

Telemedicine and Texting: Telephone Consumer Protection Act Telemedicine and remote patient monitoring companies often want to maintain open communication channels with patients, whether it be scheduling, medication reminders, engagement rings, or even new product and service updates. Texting and push notifications are the current favored communication methods to engage patient-users. Digital healthcare professionals can use […]

Past Due Accounts: Why wait?

Past Due Accounts: The Sooner The Better Past due accounts often get overlooked by a business before the holidays. It’s easy to forget things around the office this time of year. Things pile up or get set aside. Clients mention being “just too busy” to deal with their past-due accounts during the period surrounding the […]

Michigan Taxpayers Collection Scam Alert!

  LANSING, Mich. – Michigan taxpayers with past-due tax debts should be aware of an aggressive scam that’s making the rounds through the U.S. Postal Service, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). In the scheme, Michigan taxpayers receive a letter about an overdue tax bill, asking individuals to immediately contact a toll-free number […]

Collection Industry Returns $90.1 Billion

    ACA International’s 2020 State of the Collection Industry Report in partnership with Kaulkin Ginsberg Company provides an overview of important trends related to how the industry benefits consumers, creditors and the overall economy.    ACA International’s members and the collection industry serve an important role between creditors and consumers, as shown in recent […]

The Best Collection Agency

The best collection agency for your business?  A great collection partner maximizes the amount of debt collected and maintains a professional relationship with your clients.    Think big picture, not just initial price The collection percentage charged by an agency is just one factor to consider when deciding which partner to choose.  Initially it is […]

CFPB Releases Tool to Prevent and Respond to Elder Fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) today released an online resource to help communities form networks to increase their capacity to prevent and respond to elder financial abuse. The Elder Fraud Prevention and Response Networks Development Guide (Networks Development Guide) offers planning tools, templates, and exercises to help communities create a collaborative network […]

Hiring a Debt Collection Agency

Hiring a Debt Collection Agency is now Becoming a Common Practice for Every Organization Article was first published in the California Herald Hiring a debt collection agency is becoming a common tactic for more and more organizations. In recent findings, it has been observed that a lot of businesses find collection agencies essential in recovering […]

Debt Collections 101

Why is a Debt Collector Calling Me? Debt collectors are not the enemy. Debt collector calling on consumers face endless stigmas around the debt collection industry. Assumptions and lack of knowledge, and all debt collectors are the same is a common misunderstanding about the process. Central Professional Services is proud to be one of the […]