Unifund: The Worst Of The Worst

As mentioned in closing yesterday I said I would write an expose of Unifund today. It is called Unifund, ZB Limited Partnership and has had business arrangements with Asta Funding, the former junk bond king Michael Milliken during their Integrated Resources days. Investors lost hundreds of millions of dollars in Integrated back in the 80’s […]

Forbes Magazine And Portfolio Recovery Associates

Yesterday I was astonished to read online that Forbes Magazine has named Portfolio Recovery Associates to Forbes 2010 List “100 Best Small Companies in America”. I fell off my chair! There really should be some moral and ethical criteria for bestowing awards on companies that routinely, aggressively and knowingly break the law. This is like […]

You Just Never Know Who May Need Your Help

Most of you have heard about Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin. These are termed social networks. Today I learned the term “affinity network”. An affinity network is a closed network; could be your company, your grammar school or high school class. Well my high school class has its own website and this is an affinity network. […]