Don’t Try This At Home – The 5 Worst Mistakes People Make When They Get Into Debt

Debt has a horrible way of sneaking up on you. While there are plenty of things you can do to escape its clutches, there are some tempting “fixes” you must avoid at all costs.

Stressed out woman due to debt mistakes

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To ensure you don’t inadvertently make things worse while trying to make them better, steer clear of the following five mistakes people make when they get into debt:

1. Payday Loan Panicking

When you panic, you don’t tend to think any further ahead than the moment you are in. This can lead you to act in ways that aren’t healthy for your future self.…

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5 Steps for Debt Recovery

Sound collection procedures and processes do not always stop bad debt occurring. The important step is knowing how and when to increase the severity of the action to be taken to recover these bad debts.

Debt recovery

Early communication with the debtor is on one of the key steps to ensure recovery of the debt.

This contact needs to be consistent and measured to determine what action mostly achieves the desired result.

There are various collection processes that can include:-

  • personal contact with your client either face to face or via the telephone
  • written demand requesting payment
  • negotiation
  • use of a debt collection agency
  • legal action

Contact

Collection of your overdue accounts should be a daily task not just looked at when cash flow is poor.…

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