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Hiring a Collection Agency

Consider This Before Hiring a Collection Agency.

Can third-party commercial debt collection agencies collect more for your organization? The answer is a resounding yes! With potential decreased operating costs and less overhead, outside help can be a viable and attractive option for many organizations over utilizing more expensive internal resources.

Essentially, your goal in evaluating and selecting a third-party agency to collect on your business debts should be to answer the question – “Does the agency have the infrastructure, systems, people, and processes in place to collect efficiently and effectively on my portfolio to maximize return?”

Burt & Associates meets all of these criteria. With state-of-the-art technology, resources, well-trained seasoned professionals, and consistent adherence to debt collection laws, Burt & Associates is a logical choice. As members of ACA International, The Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), an INC. 500 recognized company and SAS70 Type II Certification; you can depend on us to handle your business as you would handle it.

Debt Collection News

  • Buchanan County Court News

    March 19, 2018
    Holly Erin Opperman, Jesup, medical debt collection, judgment entered in favor of plaintiff in the amount of $790.04 with 4.01 percent interest from Jan. 26, 2018 and court costs payable in installments of $100 per month starting April 13, 2018 until paid in full, payments shall be made directly to plaintiff.
  • The Student Loan Industry Finds Friends in Washington

    March 19, 2018
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made clear even before taking office last year that she was more interested in protecting the companies that are paid by the government to collect federal student loan payments than in helping borrowers who have been driven into financial ruin by those same ...
  • DeVos weighs into states' fight against college lenders

    March 18, 2018
    Healey has also signed onto a letter from 26 attorneys general calling on DeVos to reject the "ongoing campaign by student loan servicers and debt collectors to secure immunity for themselves from state-level oversight and enforcement." "These requests defy the well-established role of states in ...
  • As Tax Day Approaches, AG Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert On Frequent Tax Season Scams

    March 18, 2018
    By Long Island News & PR Published: March 19 2018 ... Consumers should be aware that, starting this year, debt collectors representing the IRS may call consumers to collect tax debts. ... Legitimate government agencies will never insist that consumers pay a debt only via a prepaid credit card.