#BreaktheBias on International Women’s Day

2022-03-08T20:57:28+00:00March 8th, 2022|Culture|

At KLS Financial Services, we are so fortunate to have an amazing and strong group of women.  We asked our female team what today means to them and here are some eye-opening and empowering responses. Jessica Smith, Director of Human Resources International Women's day is another day to celebrate our differences as a people. 

Is Good Enough?

2021-01-31T17:45:13+00:00February 3rd, 2021|KLS Recommendations, Tips and Tricks|

My Grandfather died last month. I know that seems like a depressing way to start an article, and seems unrelated to collections, credit, prospective clients or consumers seeking help.  However, his death made me think about the celebration of his life. In reflecting on his life, it seemed to tell a story that I

Pandemic Proofing Your Resume: Finding a Job During a Global Pandemic

2020-07-30T19:34:26+00:00July 30th, 2020|KLS Recommendations, Tips and Tricks|

On a Friday in late March, I entered the bar where I worked to find it completely empty. I thought for sure it was a slow start to a long shift ahead. Yet, I was wrong. It never picked up. If anything, things felt weirder as the day went on. Within hours, the bar

Who Makes out in a Recession?

2020-05-04T17:06:58+00:00May 4th, 2020|KLS Recommendations|

Who makes out in a recession?  The answer is NOT collection agencies… the answer is YOU. As the world is reeling from being subjected to a pandemic virus that has indeed affected every person in this country, the thought struck me last night as to what the future economic forecast will look like?  As

Becoming Debt Free: Student Loan Edition

2020-02-28T20:00:52+00:00February 28th, 2020|KLS Recommendations, Tips and Tricks|

Often the articles we write for the Planting Seeds blog come from trending financial topics, personal experiences, or in last year’s case, my daunting idea to have an article for every letter of the alphabet.  The point is we have a mission to write topics that most consumers can relate to. This week, while

No, We Didn’t Buy This Debt

2020-02-13T18:09:59+00:00February 13th, 2020|Debt Collections|

Having been in the industry for many years (I won’t expound upon how many – that is between me and the mirror), it amazes me at how much people think they know about our industry; an industry, mind you, specifically regulated by guidelines for the "least sophisticated consumer."  Who is that these days?  Perhaps

X Marks the Spot

2019-12-16T20:06:21+00:00December 16th, 2019|ABC's of Financial Freedom, Tips and Tricks|

More specifically, a very literal spot – your apartment! Seeing as my boyfriend and I are moving into a new apartment tomorrow, this seemed like a fitting topic of conversation (besides, you try coming up with an alliterative title that includes the letter X). Navigating the apartment hunting process can be undeniably frustrating –