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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Credit Managers’ Index Rebounds ​ »
The February Credit Managers’ Index showed positive gains, following a decline in January. Data from the National Associat...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Credit Managers’ Index Begins 2019 with a Dip »
The January Credit Managers’ Index declined slightly this month from December 2018. Data from the National Association of...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Credit Managers’ Index Rebounds ​ »
The November Credit Managers’ Index rebounded slightly this month after dropping in October. Data from the National Associ...
Monday, November 26, 2018
Spread a Little Holiday Warmth This Winter »
Make a difference in the lives of those who need a helping hand this winter by donating new hats, mittens and socks for NA...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
A Rough October for Credit Managers’ Index »
After a string of solid results in NACM's Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) starting this past spring, the predictive index is...

General News
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
When is the Right Time to Send Accounts to a Collection Agency? »
In credit management, you have many tools to help you collect money internally, but what happens when: Your c...
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Harness the Psychology Behind Success »
What do the superstars of success know that the rest of us do not? Why do some people seem to rise to the top in...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Fourth Quarter of 2018 Signals Potential Trouble »
The fourth quarter capped a second year of solid performance and growth for small-business credit, but there are signs tha...
Monday, February 11, 2019
Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Declined in January »
The January 2019 commercial bankruptcy filing total of 2,907 represented a 1 percent decrease from the December 2018 comme...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Credit and Sales: Developing a Closer Relationship for Better Results »
The sales department is working hard to bring in more business. The credit department is making decisions aimed at managin...

Credit Reporting
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Experian Announces International Report Enhancements »
Experian recently implemented upgrades to its international credit report services. Changes include:  Same...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Equifax Introduces Blended Score to Predict Small Business Delinquency »
Equifax recently introduced a blended version of the Commercial Insight Delinquency Score, a high-performance product that...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
How Will Consumer Tax Lien Data Changes Affect Commercial Reports? »
  April 16 was the deadline for Experian, Equifax and TransUnion to remove tax lien data from consumer credit repo...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Reduce the Regulatory Compliance Burden with Business Compliance Insight »
Regulatory compliance is a constant issue in most companies. Violation of federal anti-money laundering and know your cust...
Monday, December 18, 2017
Building a Better Bridge Between Sales and Credit »
Maintaining a good relationship between the sales and credit departments is critical to the success of any business that e...

International News
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Is the Construction Industry Poised for a Global Crisis? »
After 10 years of growth (2008-18), we have reached the peak in the global construction growth cycle, according to project...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
U.S. Trade Tensions with China Not Yet Impacting Most Vendor Relationships »
Two in three (65 percent) companies are not seeing U.S. trade tensions impact their relationships with Chinese vendors, de...
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Late Payment Problems Grow in Western Europe »
Although still positive, growth of Western European economies is forecast to slow to 1.7 percent in 2019 from 2 percent in...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Trade Risk Rises in Eastern Europe »
Eastern Europe is forecast to grow a steady 3 percent this year, mainly due to robust domestic demand. However, this stron...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Corporate Debt Hotspots May Be Bubbling Under a Calm Surface »
A positive global trend to strengthen corporate balance sheets and reduce gearing is masking a rise in leverage in vulnera...