Is there a better way to handle bad debt scoring?
Despite the current financial crisis, credit scores are soaring – Is there a better way to handle bad debt scoring? For many years, credit scores have been the primary tool used to prioritize bad debt accounts for the vast majority of collections agencies. For the most part, a person’s credit score is a good indicator to determine if they are capable of paying back their debt. But with advances in AI technology and with the average consumer credit score reaching new highs, (see WSJ article here) should agencies be looking at alternative ways to prioritize their accounts? In this article, we’ll compare traditional credit scores to machine learning models as a strategy [...]