Lockhart, Morris & Montgomery, Inc.

Feb 18, 2023

5 Reasons to Settle Old Accounts Through a Collection Agency

When you’re struggling to pay off debt, it can feel like you’re stuck in quicksand. The more you struggle, the deeper you sink, and the harder it becomes to see a way out. This is true for people who owe a debt and those who need their debts paid.

One potential solution is to work with a collection agency. While the idea of working with a debt collector may be daunting, a professional team will take a personable approach and help you reap the advantages of our solutions.

If you currently have outstanding accounts that require attention, here are five reasons why working with a debt collection company is the best option.

1. We Have Experience Collecting Debt

Cold calling and asking clients for money is never anything that a business owner wants to do. However, when debts are owed, losses add up and can quickly put your business in financial stress.

Working with a collection agency means that you have professionals on your side that have seen it all. We have years of experience dealing with people from all walks of life and can approach every situation with our best foot forward to get your debts paid off.

We will utilize our years of experience to get your clients to pay what they owe, without any added stress for you or your associates.

2. A Collection Agency is Impartial

When you’re trying to collect a debt from someone, it can be difficult to be impartial. After all, this is money that you’re owed, and you want to get paid as soon as possible. However, an impartial perspective can be helpful in getting the debtor to see reason and agree to pay what they owe. POur collection services provide this impartiality.

We can humanize what can seem like a cold experience for a debtor and will work with them to ensure their payment is fair, and reasonable, and gets your finances back on track.

3. We Have Resources That Make Collections Easier

A debt collection agency has resources that you might not have access to.

When you try to collect a debt on your own, you might not have all the resources that a professional debt collection agency does. This means that you might be unable to track down the debtor or get them to pay what they owe as quickly as you’d like.

Debt collection agencies have a network of resources at our disposal, including skip tracers who can locate debtors who have gone missing. Also, if your collection attempts come down to the worst-case scenario. We can outsource litigation to a network of attorneys who can file lawsuits on your behalf if necessary.

4. We Take on All of the Risk

When you hire a debt collection agency, they assume all the risk associated with collecting payments from your debtors.

Debt collection agencies work on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid if and when we collect payment from your debtor.

5. We Take the Stress Out of Collections

Trying to collect a debt can be stressful, especially if it’s a large amount of money or if you’ve been trying for a while without success. When you work with a debt collection agency, you can hand off the responsibility for collecting the debt and focus on more important aspects of your business.

You have daily operations to worry about. Let us help reduce your stress levels and ensure your company is able to operate business as usual during the debt collection process.

Make Paying Off Debts Easier With Lockhart, Morris, and Montgomery

If you’re struggling with unpaid debts or have several clients that owe you money, working with a collections agency like Lockhart, Morris, and Montgomery could be the best solution for you. No matter the situation you find yourself in, our team of professional collection agents will do our best to ensure all accounts are paid in full with as little stress as possible.

Debt is an issue that costs a lot more than just money. Save yourself the time and emotional pressure. Reach out to Lockhart, Morris, and Montgomery today to learn more about how we can help you get your books up to date.