Learning About Student Loan Collection Agencies

November 10, 2011

I hope this Thursday finds you doing well. While this part of the country was consumed with a certain football game between two undefeated teams last weekend, there was a funny (and true) story from the world of education (and athletics) a little north of Alabama: Tennessee had injured kickers so they sent the campus [...]

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Pull Your Credit Reports

November 4, 2011

I hope you had a fun Halloween — we did. A buddy came over and after getting his kids (cute costumes) ready, he put on his costume. Two poster boards. Three simple words. Best costume ever. Nudist. On. Strike. Anyway, we normally recommend pulling credit reports at the first of the year. But we know [...]

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Got Voicemails?

October 28, 2011

I remember the first time I saw the now famous slogan “Got Milk?” on billboards and t-shirts and other advertisements. I’m not really a milk person (although I do have a few pizza places on speed dial so I guess that’s how I get my milk!) but it is short and simple and reminds you. [...]

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Do Anything — Do Something!

October 13, 2011

Last night a friend was telling me a story about her daughter and my 7 year old son, Tommy. The girl told her mother: “Tommy showed me a karate chop that will break anything you hit with it.” “He showed me by hitting something.” “But it didn’t work.” “He said ‘Owww’ and shook his hand.” [...]

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Illegal Collection Letters?

October 6, 2011

I hope this first Thursday in October finds you doing well. We did not have a newsletter last week as I was out of town last week visiting a college with my oldest child. I meant to have one prepared before I left town but, as they say, the best laid plans…. I want to [...]

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