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Reflections on Harvey Altes – from this grown-up ‘Kid’

Published on March 17, 2015 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial I found out this morning that my friend, mentor and Godfather of the Recovery Industry, Harvey Altes, has passed away. I know there has never been anyone who has done more in our beloved industry than Harvey, but it is not just the industry that owes this man a debt. There are hundreds, […]

Unity and Bigfoot: Fact or Fiction?

Published on March 7, 2015 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial A favorite bible verse of mine is Ecclesiastes 4:9-10English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him […]

The Ultimate Skip Trace List

Published on January 22, 2015 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial The Ultimate Skip Trace List is the backbone of every successful skip tracer. Please print and share this list with all of your associates and friends. This list covers the basics of skip trace efforts and a little beyond just for good measure. It’s an awesome list for background searches and due diligence. […]

The Skip-Tracers Guide to Effective Communication

Published on October 23, 2014 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial            With the growing prevalence of technology and social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, many have lost the social skills or the ability to carry on a good conversation. I have seen conversation slipping away in my personal life. My son or daughter will text my wife or me while they […]


Published on July 22, 2014 By Cucolle1

PRESS RELEASE July 21, 2014 – Brentwood, CA – FINV, the premier provider of National Collateral Recovery and People Location Services has hired Jamie Munoz to the Locate Department. Jamie’s brings her vast experience in Skip Tracing, Loss Mitigation and Collections to help their Locate Department get lenders back in touch with borrowers.   Read […]

MasterFiles for “The Three Types of Tracing”

Published on July 22, 2014 By Cucolle1

FREE WEBINAR broadcast daily Monday August 11th – Friday August 15thST 1:30PM or 2:00PM Central Standard Time Seminar Description: In this class we will cover the three types of tracing: Micro-Tracing, Macro-Tracing and Skip-Tracing! You need to know where you’re going and why before you move forward in your process. It can spell the difference […]

Quick Tip on a New Resource: MobilePatrol

Published on July 14, 2014 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial This simple app will allow you to check for warrants (both past and present), arrest records, inmates, and much more.  And get this: it comes with a picture of the subject! Now how many times does your assignment come with a photo? That in itself can be invaluable since the possibility exists of […]

Iron Sharpens Iron

Published on June 12, 2014 By Cucolle1

Proverbs 27:17:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.  Guest Editorial This is one of my favorite scriptures as it reminds me to keep my inner circle full with positive forward thinking people. Ones that challenge me mentally, physically and spiritually but as life take us down different paths there are times when […]

Ask and you shall Receive!

Published on April 22, 2014 By Cucolle1

 Editorial We usually learn to master the tone of our voice as we grow older, yet too often we allow emotions to govern the tone and the words that we use, without giving a thought to the strategy that could be employed to deliver them.  How many times have you asked for something, only to […]

Standing Together at NARS 2014

Published on March 30, 2014 By Cucolle1

The 6th Annual North American Repossessors Summit showed much success this year with empowering speakers and dynamic discussions revolving around the importance of standing together to revive industry standards. With more than 400 attendees, American Recovery Association (ARA) and Time Finance Adjusters (TFA) joined forces to host the greatest NARS the industry has seen thus […]

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