The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Personal Finances / Credit Cards and Consumer Debt
|Subject: Re: A new breed of debt collector.||Date: 10/13/2013 5:44 PM|
|Author: SeattlePioneer||Number: 307329 of 308686|
<<b) If the reason they aren't paying the bills is because of a job loss, the company will ask them if they need help getting a new job.
trois) If they say yes, they would like help, the company will help them write a good resume, give them hints about the interview (including wearing a suit to the job interview) and call them the morning of a scheduled interview to remind them to show up.
Or perhaps they will offer an extension on paying debt if the debtor signs a contract to pay a fee to an employment agency for job referrals which might include paying a fee if the debtor refuses a job offer.
Lots of abuses are possible, in my view.
But imagine that businesses that are inherentlyopredatory are going to change their spots if you wish.
|Copyright 1996-2014 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|