Press Releases

Trends Signal Growth for the Financial Services Industry, According to KG Prime Report

May 3rd, 2016

Kaulkin Ginsberg Releases the 2016 Financial Services Market Intelligence Series This four-part market intelligence series provides accounts receivable management executives with an in-depth analysis of the financial services industry. For the purposes of our analysis, Kaulkin Ginsberg defines the financial services industry as all Federal Deposit Insurance Commission (FDIC) insured entities. As a result, credit Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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- Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

"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, Read More

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 Read More

LATEST BLOGS

Perception Metrics and Their Effect on the ARM Industry

May 25, 2017

While being able to quantitatively assess the health of the U.S. economy is great, most experts agree that other more qualitative factors are just as important. In fact, some experts believe that perception alone may be enough to influence the health of the economy since it directly relates to their spending and saving levels. ....

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A New Debt Milestone in Q1 2017 (But Not Really)

May 24, 2017

Some news outlets have started reporting that total consumer debt has finally surpassed its previous peak, which was during the Great Recession's height, and have even suggested that the newly released data might imply that we're on the verge on another downturn. However, these outlets are ignoring a number of important factors that suggest consumer debt levels and the potential for an economic downturn are not so dire....

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Semiannual Wealth Outlook: Collection Liquidation Results May Improve Amidst Positive Wage and Disposable Income Trends

May 18, 2017

When analyzing the economy and its interaction with the ARM industry, wealth-related economic metrics may be the most important indicator for growth. At its core, the economy is healthy when individuals, on average, are earning and spending more money, and economic livelihood is expanding, while the ARM industry is strongest when collection liquidation results are on the rise. As such, it makes sense that wealth metrics are the perfect tool for analyzing the strength of the economy and ARM industry....

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RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACA of Texas Publishes "Three Critical Healthcare Industry Trends for Outsourced Business Services" in its Winter 2017 Magazine

March 16, 2017

The ACA of Texas Publishes "Three Critical Healthcare Industry Trends for Outsourced Business Services" by Kaulkin Ginsberg in its Winter 2017 Magazine. Kaulkin Ginsberg details its belief that the growth in patient lending and financing programs, clinical integration networks, and physician quality reporting systems for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) could have profound effects on companies focused on servicing healthcare providers in 2017 and beyond.....

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ACA of Texas Publishes "M&A Trends in the U.S. ARM Industry" in its Winter 2017 Magazine

March 15, 2017

The ACA of Texas Publishe "M&A Trends in the U.S. ARM Industry" an article by Kaulkin Ginsberg in its Winter 2017 Magazine. This article examines the key trends and developments driving M&A activity in the U.S. ARM industry by market segment.....

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Mike Ginsberg Leading Panel Discussion at DBA International 20th Anniversary Conference

February 1, 2017

Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, will be speaking in a panel discussion on Trends in Debt Buying on Wednesday, February 8th at the DBA International 20th Anniversary Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada....

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