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“Bad Paper” by Jake Halpern

Thank you to Jake Halpern for sending me a copy of his newest book, “Bad Paper” to read and review.  Having worked in the credit and debt collection industry for over 27 years, I looked forward to reading a book … Continue reading

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Credit: Then & Now

People apply for credit for many different reasons, credit can fulfill self esteem issues by enabling us to “buy” friends, by getting the check, or paying for movie tickets when we don’t have the money.  Some use credit for a … Continue reading

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