security-safeguards

Data security and the importance of protecting consumer information remains a top priority for any business that gathers and stores sensitive records. Credit card numbers, personal contact information, social security numbers, and medical records could all be at risk if a business does not take the proper steps to protect themselves. This is especially true […]

recession

With several analysts warning that a recession could hit the nation in 2020, state and local government finance officials should be mindful of how their budgets will be affected by federal fiscal conditions. Specifically, a large federal budget deficit, coupled with historically low interest rates, could present challenges to local coffers in the event of […]

dental-billing-automation

Cash flow is the lifeblood of your dental practice. But the thing that holds back your cash flow (and inflates your accounts receivable days) may have to do with the speed of your processes. If the invoices are only going out to patients in a trickle of paper statements, expect the payments to come in […]

get-you-paid-more-quickly

Every introduction to sales tactics will teach you that your pitch won’t win over customers without a hook that makes the service stand out from the pack. Here’s one you may have heard in your quest to find a collection agency: How they can get you paid more quickly. Speed is not much of a […]

ic-system-2018-charity-golf-tournament

For the last 20 years, IC System has gathered every summer for the company’s annual Charity Golf Tournament. The family-owned accounts receivable recovery company, which celebrates its 80th anniversary in business as of 2018, met at Tanners Brook in Forest Lake, Minnesota, for the tournament this year. The weather was gorgeous and the golfers were […]

IC System - Government-Internal-Debt-Collection-Tips

Much like other types of debt, past-due government accounts generally become more difficult to collect the older the accounts get. When the accounts age to the point where your office can no longer efficiently and effectively collect them, it makes sense to team with a trusted collection partner such as IC System to try to […]

IC System - get-paid-on-time

Every business deals with the occasional late payer. Sometimes they’re a few days past-due, sometimes they can’t pay for months. Sometimes, when you make them aware of the lateness of their account, they jump right on the issue and resolve it. Other times, they actively avoid your calls and letters, requiring additional effort on your […]

IC-System-back-to-school-drive

Summertime is a slower period in the collection industry. Between tight budgets, summer vacations, and the children home from school, everyone has a little less money to throw around than other times of the year. Perhaps that’s why, around the end of August, when the kids start getting ready for school again, many parents find […]

debt-collection-rfp-IC System

I’ve been a proposal writer for a number of years, but I wasn’t always writing about debt collection services. Over the course of my career, I’ve responded to RFPs for industrial printers, surveillance cameras, open-road tolling technology, and even ankle monitors. So when I first started writing proposals for debt collection RFPs, I received a lot […]

ic system dragon boat race la crosse 2018

The sixth annual Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival was held on Saturday, July 21, 2018, on the Black River along Copeland Park in La Crosse, Wisconsin. IC System’s branch office in La Crosse helped sponsor the event, which supports the Center for Breast Care and healthy lifestyles programming for youth at the Boys & Girls […]