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NACM News
Monday, April 30, 2018
Credit Managers’ Index Shows Signs of Distress »
  The latest Credit Managers’ Index is showing signs of distress, slipping for the second consecutive month in Apr...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Doing Business Globally? Get to Know FCIB. »
Managing credit functions in a global business requires tools and resources to monitor and adjust to changing internationa...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Why Attend Credit Congress? »
NACM’s annual  Credit Congress  is the premier annual conference for commercial credit professionals. This year’...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Credit Managers’ Index Dips Slightly »
After two consecutive positive month, the Credit Managers’ Index declined slightly in March. Data from the National Associ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Board Election Results »
The NACM North Central (NACM NC) and Forius Business Credit Resources (Forius) board of directors election opened on Monda...

General News
Monday, May 7, 2018
Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Drop »
  Total commercial filings fell 5 percent in April 2018, as the 3,226 filings decreased slightly from the 3,395 co...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Fresh Ground Features Updates on NACM Developments and the Federal Political Landscape »
  On April 12, 2018, commercial credit professionals gathered at the Sheraton Minneapolis West Hotel in Minnetonka...
Friday, April 20, 2018
Payments Fraud Hits Record High of 78 Percent »
Payments fraud reached a new high in 2017 after a downswing earlier in the decade, according to the 2018 Association for F...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Commercial Chapter 11 Filings Increase 22 Percent »
Total commercial bankruptcy filings fell slightly during the first three months of 2018, as the 9,327 filings were down 1...
Monday, March 26, 2018
Legislators Introduce Accelerated Payment Bill »
On March 20, 2018, Reps. Steve Knight (R-Calif.) and Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 5337 , the Accelerated Pa...

Credit Reporting
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...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Monitor and Manage Account Risk with D&B Credit »
You can have all the data in the world, but without analytics and insights, you won’t have much. As with data, the value o...

International News
Monday, May 7, 2018
Payment Terms Reach a 10-Year High »
In 2017, DSO reached its highest level since 2007 at 66 days, according to the annual review and forecast of Days Sales Ou...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Is Public Shaming a Solution to Late B2B Payments? The UK Thinks So. »
In its ongoing efforts to decrease late B2B payments, the United Kingdom recently began publishing data on large busines...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
World Trade Growth Positively Surprises in 2017 »
Global trade has experienced a broad upturn in 2017. Countries with an open economy stand to profit the most from this.&nb...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Culture of Slow Payments Continues to Plague U.K. Businesses »
Two thirds of United Kingdom SMEs believe there is a culture of slow payments in the U.K., with the problem particularly a...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Survey Examines International B2B Collection Trends »
Understanding customers’ payment and collection practices in countries where they do business is essential to minimizing r...