Stories by Derek Slater

Enterprise Value Award Loan Star

"Need a loan to finish building your new house? Have a seat, have a seat. Now, let's take a look at your credit. Hmm, if you borrow $50,000 at 8 percent, that puts you over your risk cap. Maybe we can reduce your total indebtedness by paying off those three credit card balances you carry. Then we'll recoup the expense in interest by adding a half-point to the house loan. Just checking the math.... No, that won't work. What if we try..."

Operating Systems

Montagues and Capulets, move over. Windows and Unix are today's fashionable feud. Feud, in fact, is too soft a word: This is war. Still.