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Subject: Re: A new breed of debt collector. Date: 10/11/2013 11:40 PM
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They'll also negotiate with other debtors to make sure that the payments are within reason, and although it wasn't mentioned, I suspect that they also help people create a workable budget.

I caught part of the program and I think they also checked to see whether people were eligible for public programs and helped them get signed up. I would imagine that may include unemployment & retraining programs.
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