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AR Metrics, Receivables Management

How To Set Accounts Receivable Goals | Infographic

As an accounts receivable professional, you may be thinking, “of course I have a goal, my goal is to get customers to pay!” Unfortunately, that’s not specific enough to be an effective goal. To be successful, you need two things;…

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Money, Receivables Management

How to Word Your Past Due Letter

Late payments are a common occurrence for small businesses, but through consistent Receivables Management, you can whip all your customers into reliable, on-time payers. Besides being organized, how you word your past due letter is the most important step towards…

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Money, Receivables Management

101 Ways to Optimize Your Receivables Management

Think about this: 43% of small businesses have customers who are more than 90 days past due on payments. In fact, 1 in 4 have serious trouble collecting payments from their customers. Late paying customers are a true epidemic and…

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Money, Receivables Management, Trends

Receivables Management: 5 Reasons Why Customers Pay Late and the Solution to Each Case

Next time you call a customer to follow-up on an invoice, it is important you know how to sift through the excuses they give over the phone or in an email. Unless you know the precise reason why they are…

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Receivables Management

How to Stop Getting Ignored and Start Getting Paid:

Hello? Hello? Can anyone hear me??? There’s no denying the fact that persistence is key in Accounts Receivables. Yet, despite your greatest efforts, there are still those customers (ahem) who ignore your outreach. You’re down to the last wire and…

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Management, Receivables Management

Identifying Customers Facing Cash Flow Problems

Most business owners recognize that critical cash flow is a major factor when evaluating the financial health of their business. But very few take the necessary precautions to safeguard against customer defaults. Developing better strategies in managing “risky” clients will…

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FG Philosophy & News, Receivables Management

Begin with The End in Mind: Be Upfront About Your AR Policy

Getting paid what your company is owed may sound like a simple and straightforward endeavor, but the reality is that 64% of small businesses experience financial stress or struggles due to late payments. How can this be? As the makers…

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Money, Receivables Management

You Might Have an AR Problem If…

If you’ve been suffering from a lack of income, and can’t quite seem to figure out why you’re having cash flow problems- it’s probably time to take a closer look at your Accounts Receivable. Practicing Receivables Management can make the…

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Receivables Management

Beware: Industries Most Prone to Late-Paying Customers

Payment delays are among the most significant inhibitors to positive cash flow and growth for many businesses. But some industries are more likely to be late in paying their bills than others. But which are the industries most prone to…

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Money, Receivables Management

Five Celebrities With Unpaid Bills

We’re in the business of getting people to pay on time. People or businesses may fall behind on payments for many different reasons (these are the most common)- but ultimately it can happen to anyone at any time. Here are…

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