Category Archives: Collection Agencies

This week we have a special series of tips on dealing with collection agencies. If you owe money, it’s likely a bill collector from a collection agency will be calling to collect. Our first tip for dealing with collection agencies: don’t panic. The bad news is they are calling because… Read more

Old debts may not be collectible by collection agents.

Question: Is there a statute of limitation on how long a bill collector keeps your file open. How Long Can Debt Collectors Contact You? The Statute of Limitations is provincial legislation, so it varies from province to province and state to state.   In Ontario for example the limitation for certain… Read more

Question: A secondary collection service collected funds from me for another agency, which I payed off in full, but last month I was going to increase my visa limit and found out that they now have another collection against me which they claim is interest. I never received any letters… Read more