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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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. A 2014 study of worldwide payment behaviors by Euler Hermes found that in general, the total number of late payments has increased. But some industries are…

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The Best Strategies For Successful Collection Calls

When a customer hasn’t paid on time and isn’t responding to collections emails or letters, it’s time to pick up the phone. Having to make collections phone calls can be a pain, but by preparing well, you will make the…

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Management, Money

How Saying “No” Can Strengthen Your Client Relationship

In order to keep your customers paying you on time – and happy to do so – you need to proactively maintain your relationship with them. And in order to keep up a good relationship with your clients, you need…

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