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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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America’s abusive Debt Collectors: are they all Grim Reapers?

Debt’s Grim Reapers, America’s abusive Debt Collectors is the title of Gary Rivlin’s story in Jan 9 & 16, 2012 of Newsweek and it says it all.  This is how consumers view debt collectors.  All debt collectors.  Many people aren’t … Continue reading

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