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The Debt Buying Industry

October 27, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Delinquent debt has given rise to an entire debt buying industry. When a debt becomes seriously delinquent, the bank holding the debt will write it off then sell it to a debt buyer, like Midland Funding, for a tiny fraction of [ . . . ]

John Oliver on Payday Loans and Predatory Lending

August 12, 2014 Brian V. Lee

Payday loans are essentially a form of predatory lending. Payday loans can legally lend at usurious interest rates, which means consumers lose. There are alternatives to payday loans. There are more payday lenders in the United States than there are [ . . . ]