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Author archive: Dave R

We are really getting old now!

In today’s highly competitive environment it is a rare accomplishment for a technology company to celebrate their 27th birthday. Yet, that is exactly what IAT is doing this week! The company started very humbly March 6, 1986 with a small amount of capital and a napkin full of ideas. Today, IAT has hundreds of clients…

IAT’s strategy for a better 2013

At this time of year, I like to gather my family around me—sometimes kicking and screaming—and we discuss the need for them to set good goals. I feel this is important because it gives them something to focus on throughout the year. If goal setting is done correctly, it’s easier to measure progress and make…

3 Tips for New (and Old) Collection Managers

Scared, nervous, excited—I remember the day I was first promoted to a management position. Frankly, I made numerous mistakes in the early days, and I’ve fortunately learned much working side-by-side with great managers and business owners. I would like to think I’m a better manager today, BUT I am still learning and attempting to improve.

Can we work it out?

Normally, I try to be positive and optimistic (it’s much more pleasant that way!). However, to this point the CFPB has only made me concerned. I wonder about the agency’s plans and whether they will make the industry regulations and treatment better or worse. I hope I can someday soon join the Beatles in singing…

Knowledge and Debt

My son-in-law and daughter attend the University of Utah and Utah Valley University. I am pleased they are obtaining a higher education from fantastic universities. However, the past few weeks were extremely stressful for them because tuition was due. Quite frankly, I was appalled at the cost of their tuition! I was further shocked to…

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