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In Debt, with No Easy Way Out

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In Debt, with No Easy Way Out

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In Debt, with No Easy Way Out

In Debt, with No Easy Way Out

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Financial analysts and a collections expert discuss the process of debt collection and why some consumers who don't know their rights end up more in debt than when they started.

Guests:

Walter Robinson, editor of The Boston Globe series called "Debtors' Hell"; assistant managing editor of the Globe

Peter Duffey, owns Double Helix Inc., a private investigation firm, which provides debt collection support services

Liz Pulliam Weston, writes a twice-weekly column for MSN Money; author of the books Your Credit Score and Deal With Your Debt

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