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 […]

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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 […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving 2019 Happy Thanksgiving from Central Professional Services will be closed on Thursday November 28th to be with our friends and family. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday! The office will resume normal business hours on Friday November 29th at 8:00 am.  Thanksgiving Everyday? Here is something to think about this holiday […]

Debt Collection Scams

Debt Collection Scams: Beware! Collection scams are something we have all probably experienced or will experience at some point. Dealing with debt in collections can be challenging, but especially difficult when you’re not sure if the person contacting you is legitimate or just trying to scam you. There are several legitimate debt collectors in the […]

Collection Agency Notice

Collection Agency Notice: Now What? Collection Agency Notice?! No one likes to be in collections or receive a collection notice. Believe it or not, this happens to more people than you think. We understand the feelings of frustration and negativity. Central Professional Services is a collection agency that is here to help. Here are a […]