Attorney vs collections

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #12: ATTORNEY VS COLLECTIONS

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #12: ATTORNEY VS COLLECTIONS   I have been asked more than once, “Why should I use Adams, Evens & Ross instead of a law firm?” My answer may surprise you, but I promise that if you continue to read this note you will pick up a few valuable insights and…

Prosecuting bad checks

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #11: PROSECUTING BAD CHECKS

  Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #11:   PROSECUTING BAD CHECKS   “Can I prosecute someone if they give me a bad check?” The answer is…it depends. For starters, it depends on which state you live in. In a few states, it is not a crime to write a bad check. But in most states,…

Reduce credit risk

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #10: HOW TO REDUCE CREDIT RISK

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #10:   HOW TO REDUCE CREDIT RISK   I am asked at least once a week what are the three things I can do today that will help reduce the chances that I will not get paid by one of my clients. The answer is pretty simple, and I assure…

Staffing firm has a credit and collection problem

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #9: HOW DO I KNOW IF MY STAFFING FIRM HAS A CREDIT AND COLLECTION PROBLEM?

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #9:   HOW DO I KNOW IF MY STAFFING FIRM HAS A CREDIT AND COLLECTION PROBLEM?   Owners of staffing firms repeatedly ask, “How do I know if my staffing firm has a credit and collection problem?” To respond, I asked our credit risk department at Adams, Evens & Ross…

Name clearing

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #8: NAME CLEARING

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #8:   NAME CLEARING   I wanted to take a moment and share with you a disturbing trend that I am starting to see more frequently. My company has collected well over 100 million dollars and I have to admit I have seen just about every collection scenario imaginable but…

Stage chronology of a company that goes out of business

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #7: ANALYZE THE 4-STAGE CHRONOLOGY OF A COMPANY THAT GOES OUT OF BUSINESS

Adams, Evens, & Ross Newsletter #7:   ANALYZE THE 4-STAGE CHRONOLOGY OF A COMPANY THAT GOES OUT OF BUSINESS   I had a mid-size staffing firm client of mine called me last month with a very good question. His company just had a client who owed about $8,000.00 go out of business before paying. The…