Michael Lamm’s Posts

Register Now for "ARM Quarterly Review: State of the Industry" Webinar

April 7th, 2016

From the long-awaited Department of Education unrestricted contracts and the looming IRS program, to interpreting the CFPB’s consent orders and guidance bulletins, staying afloat can present challenges. Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, Rozanne Andersen, Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Ontario Systems, and guest speaker Matt Pridemore, Owner and Executive Vice […]

Mike Ginsberg to Discuss What’s New for ARM at Collection and Recovery Solutions 2016

March 14th, 2016

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, will speak at Collection and Recovery Solutions 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, on Thursday, May 12. During his session titled "What’s Happening – What’s New," Mr. Ginsberg will offer his take on where the industry is headed, and what creditors and agencies should prepare […]

Kaulkin Ginsberg Celebrates 25 Years of Serving the ARM Industry

January 19th, 2016

The advisory firm continues its mission to make a difference for middle-market companies. ROCKVILLE, Md. – Mike Ginsberg believes that if the referral M. Kaulkin & Associates, Inc., – now Kaulkin Ginsberg – received in 1991 hadn’t been to sell a local collection agency, his life would’ve been a heck of a lot different. "[The […]

Register Now for Our Webinar, "ARM Quarterly Review: Staying Ahead of the Curve in 2016″

January 11th, 2016

2015 ended with a bang for the accounts receivable management industry: the CFPB proposed a consent order to end litigation against Frederick J. Hanna, President Obama signed a law requiring the IRS to use private debt collection agencies to recover unpaid tax debt, and the Fed decided to raise short-term interest rates. Mike Ginsberg, President […]

Kaulkin Ginsberg Produces the Utilities Market Intelligence Series Through KG Prime

January 5th, 2016

This three-part market intelligence series provides accounts receivable management business owners with an in-depth analysis of the utilities industry. This is a highly-regulated market with a tremendous level of regional fragmentation, but it presents excellent opportunities for ARM companies. Market fragmentation combined with the sheer volume of customers makes this a great market for first- […]

Kaulkin Ginsberg Publishes the Healthcare Market Intelligence Series Through KG Prime

December 7th, 2015

This four-part market intelligence series provides accounts receivable management business owners with an in-depth analysis of the healthcare industry. This is a very diverse sector, but most ARM companies only focus their efforts on hospitals – the largest segment of the healthcare industry. This leaves a lot of money on the table that could be […]

Kaulkin Ginsberg Produces the Fall 2015 ARM Review Through KG Prime

October 7th, 2015

Change is upon the U.S. accounts receivable management industry. Small collection agencies and start-ups used to dominate the board; now, compliance regulations and costs have created a barrier-to-entry that’s difficult to overcome. The roll-up strategy era of the mid-90s is finally at an end, eliminating some of the largest players from the game. And a […]

"ARM Quarterly Review: Wrapping Up 2015″ Webinar Registration Available

October 1st, 2015

2015 has been a tumultuous year for the ARM industry, and it’s quickly coming to a close. From a drop-off in M&A activity to a surge in medical debt collection complaints on the CFPB’s consumer complaint portal, it’s been a challenge for business owners and executives to stay on top of 2015’s developments. Mike Ginsberg, […]

Fall 2015 Research Fellowship Program Focuses on the Government Sector

September 25th, 2015

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Kaulkin Ginsberg, the leading consultancy and M&A advisory firm specializing in the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry, began the fifth semester of its Research Fellows Program earlier this month in conjunction with the University of Maryland, College Park’s Department of Economics. Fellows will focus their research on U.S. government bad debt […]

Application Now Available for the Fall 2015 Research Fellowship Program

August 26th, 2015

Interested junior and senior ECON majors enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park, should download the application and submit it to ugadvising@econ.umd.edu by Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at 2 PM. Visit the Research Fellowship page on our website for more information.

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Out of the Darkness Walks

April 20, 2016

I recently learned that a person commits suicide about every 12.3 minutes in the United States. That's 42,773 Americans a year. This is a staggering statistic.

Experts say the best way to prevent suicide is through early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and other mood diso ....
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It's Time to Rewrite Dodd-Frank

April 14, 2016

Many Republicans and ARM executives believe overhauling the Dodd-Frank Act is long overdue. They've questioned the CFPB's constitutionality since its creation. This is not a new topic, but it will continue to be highlighted throughout the election year. However, recent developments in the courtroom also hav ....
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Laugh a Little More Loudly This Month

April 7, 2016

I just learned that April is National Humor Month. I hope we celebrate humor in the workplace and in our lives more than one month every year. I think humor should be a part of our daily routine and we should try to see the lighter side of a situation whenever possible.» see this post    » all posts


EVENTS

NARCA 2016 Spring Conference

Sheraton Grand Chicago
Chicago, IL
May 4th-7th, 2016

NARCA Conferences provide a forum to attend cutting-edge educational sessions, earn CLE credits, attend client meetings, and network with professionals from creditors rights law firms, clients and credit grantors, buyers and sellers of consumer debt, and vendors of innovative products and services. Attend ....

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Collection and Recovery Solutions 2016

Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
May 11th-13th, 2016

The U.S. accounts receivable management industry is undergoing a lot of change, and it can be difficult to keep up. Join Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, during his session titled, "What's Happening - What's New," as he breaks down the latest developments affecting key market segments, economic trends, and ....

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2016 ACA International Convention & Expo

Hyatt Regency Convention Center
Denver, CO
June 16th-18th, 2016

The ACA heads to Denver, a city only 340 miles from the exact center of the continental United States. This year, the convention will feature interactive sessions including coffee chats, technology best ideas, round-table discussion groups, deeper dive sessions, ....

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