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Jun

June 2019 eNews

June:  The Education Continues This Month… See what’s new from NACMBCS The NACM Annual Credit Conference always chock-full of good presentations, lots of networking with old and new friends, and a chance to look at the future. This year was no exception. After 120 years, this organization maintains enormous value for members. While Credit Congress …

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Jun

Learning More to Help You

Here I am in seat 10C on my way home from Colorado and NACM National Credit Congress. A free cookie and a couple of hours to ponder this year’s conference. One of the high points of our year, the Big Event is always chock-full of good presentations, lots of networking with old and new friends, …

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May

Does NACM education actually help?

  By Jon Flora, CEO, NACMBCS Having spent the first 22 years of my career in private higher education, I have an over-developed need to question the real value of educational programs. This trait is exacerbated by being the son of school teacher who was (and, at 97, remains) an interested observer of modern education. Here at …

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May

May 2019 eNews

May is Education Month Here at your association, we always ask the question: Is it worth a member’s time and money to participate in our programs? You and your company have limited resources. We have to be good stewards of them. In this month’s issue, we explore these questions, and more, with the stories and …

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Apr

Let’s throw it against a wall…and see if it sticks.

Last month, I wrote about changes in our educational programming including a willingness to experiment with new approaches. So, what’s that mean? In the listings below, you are seeing a number of seminars and conferences coming in the next several months. These are all programs that we believe will help you be better at your …

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Apr

April 2019 eNews

April is here with blossoms…sun & taxes! Business Credit & Collections news, information, and commentary. In this issue: Economic trends and their impact on our industry Board elections Education and member news Conferences and seminars Business news Legislative activity Read the FULL issue.

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Mar

March 2019 eNews

News, Information, and Commentary…all for the Business Credit and Collections Professional. For 120 years, NACM Business Credit Services has led the way in providing quality education, networking, and business credit solutions. This month is no exception. In this issue, Board Elections Member News: Join us as we celebrate these member accomplishments. Education…and scholarship wininers Conferences …

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Mar

Spring Brings a Fresh Review

As this very long winter soon comes to a close, NACM BCS is entering the season of renewal with a look to the future of our association. For nearly seven years, I have often written about change…and that isn’t going to change! Our customers are changing, NACM nationally is changing, and we believe our association …

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Feb

February 2019 eNews

From Sales to Collections – We can help you! Read ALL the business credit news that’s fit-to-print….In this issue:  The Age-old drama of Credit vs Sales…it doesn’t have to be.  Ah, shutter the thought…a moment in time! Seattle locals:  Navigating the new tunnel (a practical guide). Conferences and Seminars Business & Legislative News   Read …

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Feb

Credit vs Sales Departments

Quality vs Quantity:  The Age-Old Struggle Between Credit vs Sales By Paul Krause, NACM BCS Collections Manager I recently had a member ask me how to reduce her receivable problems this year. What I found a bit amusing is that when I asked what their bad debt write-off was for last year, she said “Oh …