How to Use Dunning Letters to Collect Overdue Debt

ProCore

These letters usually originate with debt collectors, but are also widely used by businesses trying to collect debt on their own. In the 1600s, making a persistent demand for payment was called dunning. It arose from the verb ‘dun,’ which also meant to plague or pester.

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Commercial Debt Collection – How Do I Collect When A Company Owes Me Money?

Construction Law Monitor

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act protects the consumer, not businesses. Most business think that when an account is overdue, then they call up a debt collection agency and the debt will be collected or its deemed bad debt. Writing off the debt is never good.

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AIA gives support to legislation to assist architecture students with debt

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A high-paying education without the debt? It's called an apprenticeship

Constructor Magazine

There are 5.8 million job openings in the US, but many young Americans lack the stills needed to work the good-paying jobs offered in the trades. read more. Training Opportunities

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Jacobs Pays Surprise Premium in $3.27B Deal for CH2M

ENR Construction

The much-speculated purchase, set to conclude by December, includes $416 million of debt

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Planned Lucas Museum in Chicago Relies on $1.2B Debt

Construction Equipment

. . They're going to need more Force. The Chicago Tribune reports details of the latest proposal to bring the George Lucas museum to Chicago will require galactic-size funding.

The Federal Debt Comes Calling!

Collaborative Construction

We must do something about the looming federal debt crisis. Or stated differently, we must force our spineless political class to do something about the looming federal debt crisis. Three lawyers I know launched a website a number of years ago called the Powerline Blog and the blog ran a contest this year seeking input form their readers on the topic of the federal debt. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

Collaborative Construction Blog: Eating the rich won't solve our debt.

Collaborative Construction

Eating the rich wont solve our debt crisis. Eating the rich won't solve our debt crisis. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

Analysis: Student loans will cost housing industry $83 billion in 2014

BD+C

8% fewer homes will transact than normal in 2014, purely due to student debt. Our conclusion is that 414,000 transactions will be lost in 2014 due to student debt.

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The New Flat Rate to host Major League for a Day seminar in Atlanta April 12

Constructor Magazine

Seminar designed to help HVAC, plumbing and electrical service company owners run a profitable, debt-free business.

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World's 2nd Largest Private Coal Mining Company Files Chapter 11

Construction Equipment

billion in debts and $11 billion in assets, including ownership interest in 26 active mines in the U.S. Peabody Energy, the world's largest private-sector coal producer, has filed for bankruptcy protection in United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Michigan law provides local governments with flexible energy conservation financing

BD+C

TELPs are not considered debt for local governments, making energy performance contracts that are paid back through annual energy and operational savings more attractive

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Does Super Committee’s Failure Fail the Green Industry?

Green Industry Professionals

NEWS FLASH: The bipartisan Congressional Debt Committee has failed to reach a compromise. Landscape Contractors Business Best Practices Blog Lawn Equipment Small Engine Repair Business Blog Debt Committee green industry landscaping services Super CommitteeCan you believe it?! sense sarcasm) Actually, this thing had about as much chance of succeeding as Gary Coleman would’ve had in a slam dunk contest. Whatchoo talkin bout, Wartgow?!).

Oracle building its construction offering

Extranet Evolution

The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 allows companies owed money to charge interest at 8% of the debt plus the Bank of England base rate. A Construction Index news story today about the Bank of England’s decision yesterday to reduce the central bank interest rate to 0.25% highlighted once again the UK construction industry’s poor record on prompt payment.

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PACE in Maryland is Not Keeping Pace

Green Building Law Update

In 2008 I said Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans “ could be bigger than anything in U.S. real estate since the invention of the glass window.”. But today, despite Maryland having enacted a PACE enabling law in 2014, only one PACE loan has closed in the State.

FATIGUE MANAGEMENT PLAN: KEEPING WORKERS ALERT

The Safety Blog

A sleep debt can build over weeks or months from a reduction or disruption of a normal sleep routine. What do the Metro North derailment, Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and a few other notable aircraft incidents have in common? Fatigue.

School Bond Loan Fund Reform

Wolgast Corporation Blog

Another set-back to the program is that there’s a minimum (7 mill) total debt that must be levied in order to participate. o The total non-qualified debt cannot exceed 15% of the District SEV.

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Jacobs agrees to acquire CH2M

BD+C

billion (including assumption of $416 million of CH2M debt), with 60% cash and 40% stock. Jacobs Engineering Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the outstanding shares of CHM2 Hill Companies, an Englewood, Colo.-based

Doosan Sells Montabert For $123 Million

Construction Equipment

Doosan said in a statement that it is selling non-core assets to focus on its main businesses, and would use the funds to pay down refinanced debt on U.S.-based Doosan Infracore sold its French quarrying equipment maker Montabert for $123 million to U.S.-based based Joy Global Inc.

PACE Bill Due in Baltimore City

Green Building Law Update

A public hearing is scheduled tomorrow on a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program ordinance in Baltimore City. I have been quoted saying that PACE “could be bigger than anything in U.S. real estate since the invention of the glass window.”.

FATIGUE MANAGEMENT PLAN: KEEPING WORKERS ALERT

The Safety Blog

A sleep debt can build over weeks or months from a reduction or disruption of a normal sleep routine. What do the Metro North derailment, Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and a few other notable aircraft incidents have in common? Fatigue.

P3's Probably Not for 'Pay-As-You-Go' Tennessee

Construction Equipment

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is in full agreement with President Trump's views on the need for new spending on crumbling or new transportation infrastructure, but he doesn't think Trump's idea for public/private partnerships to finance the work will help Tennessee for one simple reason - Tennessee pays for its roads without taking on debt and resulting interest payments by issuing bonds.

Green Energy, Corrupt to the Core

Collaborative Construction

Citing its poor finances and a mountain of debt, the Italian government is now curbing new subsidies for renewable energies. Those in the built industry who advocate green energy and green building solutions must focus on market based solutions.

Demand Letter: How An Attorney Letter Can Help You Get Paid

Construction Law Monitor

Recouping of attorneys fees can make or break whether a claimant chooses to go after a bad debt. Commercial Debt Collection – How Do I Collect When A Company Owes Me Money?

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UK exclusive: 4Projects acquired by US ERP vendor ViewPoint

Extranet Evolution

of debt funded by bank loans, a further £10.7m of debt covered by loan notes, of which £7.9m

Volvo CE to Acquire Terex Hauler Business

Construction Equipment

for a purchase consideration of approximately $160 million (SEK 1 billion) on a cash and debt-free basis. Volvo Construction Equipment has agreed to acquire hauler equipment manufacturer Terex Equipment Ltd., The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, includes Terex’s main production facility in Motherwell, Scotland and two product ranges that include rigid and articulated haulers.

Harrisburg Sought Support Before Ruinous Incinerator Retrofit

ENR Construction

Mayor Stephen Reed (D) and his aides set out to retrofit the city’s aging incinerator in late 2000, the project spun out of control over the coming years, enlarging the debt the city owed on the facility to $300 million and sinking Harrisburg into financial ruin

Perception and the workforce crisis

Constructor Magazine

Are we all waiting for the backlash over exorbitant student loan debt? It can’t come soon enough

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

Business Facilities Blog

If you seek a STEM job or a design job once you graduate from college you have a real chance of having your student debt relieved.”. By Jenny Vickers. From the September / October 2017 Issue.

Commercial Real Estate To See Moderate Growth In 2016

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

There are risks, including the potential for a debt crisis in emerging markets, the further depreciation of the yuan, and continued volatility in global equity markets.

U.S. CRE Turning Around In 2014, According To New PwC/ULI Report

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The movement into secondary markets is underpinned by the anticipated increase in both debt and equity capital during 2014. Posted by Heidi Schwartz . The U.S.

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Harvard releases the State of the Nation’s Housing 2014

BD+C

Tight credit, still elevated unemployment, and mounting student loan debt among young Americans are moderating growth and keeping millennials and other first-time homebuyers out of the market. The U.S.

High Global Investor Confidence, Increased Interest In The U.S.

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Cost of Debt Expected to Rise: Nearly half of the survey respondents expected the cost of debt to rise. This contributed column is sponsored by Business Facilities LiveXchange. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

More Commercial Real Estate Execs Expect To Increase Capital Spending Amid Tepid Economic Growth In 2014

Business Facilities Blog

This Contributed Column is brought to you by REAL STREET Expo , a new event sponsored by Business Facilities and Today’s Facility Manager magazines. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Couple Build a Tiny Home for Only $300

Jetson Green

Student Couple Build Tiny Home to Climb Out of Debt. Some time ago, Alyssa Craft and Jesse Stafford bought a piece of land in the Pacific Northwest, with the hopes of securing a mortgage-free future for themselves, and escape the hectic toil of modern city life.

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Recent Downturn in Architecture Firm Billings Accelerates

PSMJ Resources

With the fluctuating economy and the recent downgrade of the country’s debt, it remains unclear what the future will hold for the design industry. Businesses seem to be paying down debt and not risking investment in new ventures. • While we are so far having a quite profitable year, we feel the pressure caused by Congress’s long delay on the debt ceiling increase and the wrangling about deficit reduction. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Tiny Home That’s Perfect for the Disabled

Jetson Green

Apart from downsizing and living debt- and mortgage-free, tiny homes are also ideally suited as housing solutions for refugees, the homeless, and even people with mobility issues.