[LUNI] Job Opp - Software Engineer
W Scott Lockwood III
wsl3 at lrsehosting.com
Sat Jan 7 16:48:04 CST 2006
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> Subject: Re: [LUNI] Job Opp - Software Engineer
> On Friday 06 January 2006 5:01 pm, Peter Harkins wrote:
> > > CashNetUSA is looking for highly talented software engineer to
> > > complement its development team.
> > Ruby on Rails -- very cool.
> > Crippling short term loans exploiting the poor -- not so cool.
> I disagree. I know a number of people in the pawn, currency exchange, and
payday loan businesses. These are high
> risk loans with large default rates.
> The businesses are tightly regulated and have operating expenses. You
can't be in business charge $10 on a $1000.
> If you think it's too high, the you should see it as an opportunity to
build a better mouse trap.
Also, I don't see Peter stepping up to help these people who NEED the loan
(for what ever reason) who can't get service from a traditional lender.
People find it so easy to put others down, while doing nothing themselves.
> Same thing goes in every financial market, low risk low rate/reward, high
> - high rate.
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