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Wednesday, October 08, 2008

What is Good News?

I'm a lender on the Person to Person web site Prosper.com

Today I got an email from them:
Good news! One of your Prosper loans has been paid in full! The final payment will be credited to your account within 2-4 business days.
They're a lending site. Why do they want to claim that this is good news? It's not good news for me - I would prefer that this person continued paying 10.44%. It's not good news for them: less commission.

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