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Are Collections Fabulous or Frustrating

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Do you find Collections Fabulous or Frustrating Are you looking to collect from individuals, companies, or both? Do you know the total of your outstanding debts from clients? How long have the debts been outstanding? If you are a...

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Managing the Phone at Work to be More Productive

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Managing  the Phone at Work to be More Productive You may or may not have considered this.  You determine the success of your day by how well you use the phone.  If you are spending too much time on a call you could be costing your...

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A Collection Agency Here to Serve

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We know everyone says it but do they mean it?  Do they prove it?  We truly are a collection agency here to serve with great customer service.  We believe our clients are our number one priority.   We have clients that we continue to...

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What’s Your Customer Worth?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What’s Your Customer Worth? What is the lifetime value of your customer? Do you know the economic value of each customer who buys from your you?  If your answer is, $47 or $95 or the price of your product, then that’s the wrong...

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Most straightforward Ways to Pick a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Most straightforward Ways to Pick a Collection Agency are listed below: When you are contemplating procuring a collection organization to recoup late solicitations you have to consider a couple of things. Here are the Easiest Ways to...

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Start Off Your Week with Less Stress

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Start Off Your Week with Less Stress!  Stress can affect every part of your life.  If tension builds throughout your week, you could have trouble sleeping.  Then in turn wears on your health. Don’t continue the cycle – try this...

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Hiring A Collection Agency – Unpaid Invoice

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hiring A Collection Agency - Unpaid Invoice  - Your client is really late on paying their invoice…..  Now what do you do? Typically you would send them a reminder and possibly a second reminder….. Let’s say hypothetically “ABC Office...

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3 Strategies to Move Past Mistakes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Typically forgiving ourselves is the most difficult! Embarrassment and sometimes guilt prevent us from letting go and moving on..  I’m asking that rather than continuing to reminisce and reflect on the experience as a negative thing,...

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St Louis Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]St Louis Collection Agency - our  Services Our clients have options.  We let them choose what type of service meet their specific needs.  30 day pre-collect Traditional contingency fee collections Early out or first party collections...

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Perfectionists Overcoming Perfectionism

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Perfectionists Overcoming Perfectionism Are you a perfectionist?  Do you know a perfectionist?  Keep in mind when working with a perfectionist they are tougher on themselves than they are you! You see perfectionist feel the strong...

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Easiest Ways to Pick a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When you are thinking about hiring a collection agency to recover overdue invoices you need to consider a few things. Here are the Easiest Ways to Pick a Collection Agency.  We want to make sure they don't put the squeeze on your...

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4 Ways To Be Happy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happiness is one of life's simplest pleasures, yet it's sometimes difficult to come by. Try these 4 Ways to be Happy.  You may have gone through life and at times wondered if you would ever be happy.  Some are strictly seekers of...

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10 Self-Improvement Tips

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]10 Self-Improvement Tips to help you become the best you, you can be! “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway Changing for a better habit...

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5 Important Things You Need to Know about Debt Collectors

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Did you know there are 5 important things you need to know about debt collectors? Your strategy to resolve a debt can be adjusted accordingly depending on the type of debt you are dealing with. Working with a 3rd Party Debt...

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Is there Good Stress?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stress is usually viewed negatively, but it actually has some surprising benefits.  Is there good stress?  When thinking about stress consider it from a different perspective. Extreme and long-lasting stress won’t help you. However,...

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What does a Debt Collection Agency Do

What does a Debt Collection Agency Do

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you were asked the question what does a debt collection agency do, what would your answer be?  Many think of a collection agency as the bad guy.  They buy your debt and you get pennies on the dollar for it. That is not at all...

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3 Techniques for Sharpening Your Critical Thinking

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]3 Techniques for Sharpening Your Critical Thinking - Critical thinkers take an issue and break it down into its smallest components, analyzing an issue from every angle. Strong critical thinking skills can put you on the path to...

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Economy Forces Use of Collection Agencies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Economy forces the use of collection agencies by being in a state of unemployment and people not being able to pay their bills or secure a loan to pay off bills. When it comes to choosing the best debt collection agency it can be a...

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7 New Year’s Tips

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]7 New Year’s Tips for a more prosperous year.   Unfortunately, we live in a world that is all about what you can do for others and not what you can do for yourself.  We need to look at ways to take care of us before we can take care...

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5 Tips for Hiring a Debt Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here are Five Tips for Hiring a Debt Collection Agency.   Companies many times ask themselves why should I hire a collection agency.   They contemplate the cost vs recovery.  They wonder if someone at their office couldn’t do a good...

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Celebrating the Holidays in the Workplace

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Celebrating the Holidays in the Workplace: Holidays can be an emotional time for some employees for  a multitude of reasons. You want to make sure everyone is included and doesn’t feel left out, nor at any time do you want them to...

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Lifetime Value of Your Client

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Do you know the lifetime value of your client?  Each client has an economic value.  Do you know yours?   There is not right or wrong answer but you do have to know.  When someone makes a purchase is it a onetime purchase or is it...

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Educated Business Owners Hire A Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Educated Business Owners Hire A Collection Agency:  This will make all the difference in who you choose and why. This is the time to ask for help so you can make an educated decision based on facts.  Make sure you have good...

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Keep Motivated Don’t let anyone Rain on your Parade

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We know there are many more than 7 ways to keep motivated but less start with these 7. Don't let anyone rain on your parade! Finding your passion gives you the strength you need to get started but what will fuel your fire to keep...

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Take Advantage of a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Take advantage of a collection agency because EVERY buѕіnеѕѕ, аt оnе time оr аnоthеr, finds thеmѕеlvеѕ іn a ѕtаtе where they nееd to collect unраіd debts from сlіеntѕ. This саn bе uncomfortable, раrtісulаrlу fоr the ѕmаll commerce...

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Avoiding Information Overload

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Avoiding Information Overload: If you haven’t yet heard this phrase, information overload, you will soon – because it happens to the majority of professionals at some time or another.  Information overload is when you simply have too...

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Why Should I Hire a Commercial Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why should I hire a Commercial Collection Agency? At the heart of every business is having a happy customer and providing a service or product that keeps the customer coming back for more. However, with this buying power comes a...

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Wish I Had More Time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Wish I had more time… Be honest, how many times have you said that? Do you say it weekly, daily or several times a day? That is typically a red flag that you are either not using time management strategies or the ones you are using...

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What to look for in a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What to look for in a Collection Agency and the RIGHT questions to ask! How long have they been in business?  You want to make sure they have had experience working with all kinds of collection and not the Rookie Business. Where Can...

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Business Etiquette

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Business Etiquette?  In today’s society, common courtesy is unheard of.    In Business it is not an option. Always be prompt. Plan a few extra minutes in case you run into an unexpected issue. A handshake is always appropriate. Keep...

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Save Money Using a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Save money using a collection agency when you know what to look for. Many times collection agencies (debt collectors) have a specific area of expertise.  For instance some have certain industries like medical, retail or manufacturing...

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Ways to Be More Productive

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are ways to be more productive.  Here are a few to make your life easier. Start the Day Before: Before leaving work take 10 minutes before you call it a night and plan out what will happen the next day.  This helps you sleep...

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Why Outsource

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why Outsource? Outsourcing is a GREAT way for companies to save money and time! It is a process of using a third party company or companies to help lower labor costs and improve productivity. Outsourcing can be local or out of the...

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10 Ways to Stay Happy at Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Below is a list of 10 Ways to Stay Happy at Work... 1) Work as a team player and don’t be the office snitch nor the office know it all 2) Keep Personal Problems at home. Know that everyone deals with personal problems from time to...

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Skip the Pain of Collecting unpaid Invoices

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Skip the Pain of Collecting unpaid Invoices with some tips from the experts. Typically you have a client/customer/patient who hasn't paid their invoice. #1 you send them a reminder #2 you send another reminder Past Due #3 you send...

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7 Ways to Spot an Office Bully

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Are you an office bully? 7 Ways to Spot an Office Bully… They usually RUN the conversations and talk over everyone They Insult people on a regular basis They publically demean others and fluff off any of others ideas They constantly...

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MCA Collection Agency Services

Our customers have the option of choosing the type of service that meets their needs. A few of our collection agency services are: Traditional contingency fee collections Second placement collections Early out or first party collections Legal referrals 30 day...

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Let Us Chase Your Customers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why not let us Chase your Customers!  When you opened your business did you realize you were going to wear so many hats?  My guess is probably not.  None of us did or we probably wouldn’t have opened our business. Smart business...

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Why use our Collection Agency?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why use our Collection Agency and become one of our Happy Clients!   From the Start:   Our locally owned US based Collection Agency begin the collection retrieval via the USPS.    Keep in mind we get started collecting for you...

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Successful Business Owners Travel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Successful Business Owners Travel As a Business owner your first thought is I don’t have time to travel.  Second thought is, even if I had time I need to invest in the success of my company and I don’t have the funds to travel. The...

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Planning Your Office Space

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Planning Your Office Space is vital to your productivity.  A well planned office space can help you be more productive. How is your space? Here is a great 3D tool to use in creating that image and preparing your space. It allows you...

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Working with an Ethical Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Working with an Ethical Collection Agency When our clients choose to work with us they know it is a partnership to recover unpaid debt.  They can count on it being done ethically.   Our clients tell us what they need, we listen and...

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Why Should You Choose a Bonded Collection Agency?

In our blog post entitled 5 Thing You Need to Know Before Hiring a Collection Agency, we told you that you should make sure that you are working with a bonded collection agency. But what does bonded mean? And why should you look for a bonded collection agency? Today,...

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Choosing the RIGHT Computer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Choosing the right computer is priceless to a family but more critical to a business!   This article on How to Choose a Computer by Wiki has some valuable information even if it is directed at Personal computer purchase. They...

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Debt Caused by Christmas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Debt Caused by Christmas:  Many consumers don’t stop spending even though their budget and finances don’t allow. Did you over spend for Christmas?  Are you deeper in debt because of the holiday?   If you did you are not alone.  The...

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Business Etiquette – Don’t Make Mistakes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When talking about Business Etiquette what separates the professional from the amateur? There is a major difference between business etiquette and social etiquette. Social etiquette would be what your parents taught you from a young...

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Why MCA Is Rated A+ with the BBB

Did you know that MCA has been a BBB Accredited Business since September of 2000? That means we meet all of the BBB’s accreditation standards. We also have an A+ rating from the BBB, which is relatively rare for a collection agency. In fact, many collection agencies...

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Does Setting a Goal Make a Difference?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Does Setting a Goal Make a Difference? Goal setting can be extremely powerful if you create a true vision into your future.   Many make a wish list.  Big Difference in setting a goal. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine...

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How to Collect Payments From a Non-Compliant Dog Owner

Collecting money from a tardy pet owner can be a task many are not willing to do. No one wants a confrontation and asking to be paid can feel tacky. Yet after services have been rendered to the customer’s pet, you deserve your pay. A study done by Rocket Lawyer back...

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Keys to Handle Difficult Situations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Keys to handle difficult situations Always keep your cool.  Always think before you speak.  When we are angry our IQ drops dramatically and we say and do things we many times we regret.   Many times when you respond when angry it...

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9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Need to Hire a Collection Agency - 9 Questions to ask before saying yes to work with a collection agency When you feel the need to hire a collection agency, you need to look at a few criteria before hiring. Have they worked with...

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Truth About Business

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tell the TRUTH about Business and your customers will become lifelong customers.  Be upfront about all the possible costs involved.  Don’t change them after the fact and continue adding to their bill or invoice. This makes them start...

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How to Handle Receiving Debt Payments from a Deceased Person

When an individual passes away, their debts do not magically disappear. How does the debt get managed when the person who incurred the debt is no longer around to pay his or her dues? The answer to this question is dependent on a number of variables, like whether the...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Here are 5 things you need to know before hiring a collection agency: 1) Do your Research and Know their Expertise Know what type of collection agency you are looking for before you begin your hiring process.  Some only specialize...

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5 Strategic Ways to Upset Your Competition

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you thought about your competition?  5 Strategic Ways to Upset Your Competition?  How you will strategically plan to Upset your Competition by Beating them?    What do you need to do?  Do you have a Strategy or are you just...

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Signs You May Need to Hire a Debt Collection Agency

Running a business is difficult. It requires a lot of your time, money, and effort. Something that can make successfully running your business even more difficult is always having to chase down debts owed to your company. On top of all your other responsibilities, you...

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5 Benefits of Using a Collection Agency

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Check out these  5  Benefits to using a collection agency.   Every company who allows payments or invoices on a 30-45 day cycle will have some debt owed to them from customers.    This is considered your Bad Debt on your profit and...

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9 Tips for the New Business Owner

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Stay Focused 9 Tips for the New Business Owner  It is so easy for the first time entrepreneurs to feel the need to follow every shiny penny.  As some say “Squirrel” because some areas easily distracted as watching squirrels run...

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Friend or Foe?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Friend or Foe? Collection Agencies typically don’t have many fans, however they are an integral part of our economics  Most don’t have savings at hand to go purchase larger purchases so we take out loans and borrow money from...

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Power of a Clean Office

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Let's look at what it takes to create the power of a clean office. It doesn't matter if your office is in-home or in a commercial location it is important to keep in clean and uncluttered.  First of all if you are entertaining...

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You Can’t Hide from Debt Collectors

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You Can’t Hide From Debt Collectors… If you are under the misnomer that it is difficult to find information on you, let us put that to rest as it is quite simple today.  Go to Google and put in your name and you will be shocked all...

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What Do Collection Agencies Do?

While many people have heard of collection agencies, and even have had to work with them before, not very many people know exactly what collection agencies do or what they have the capability to do. Check out these four facts about the role collection agencies play...

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