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How important is Credit?

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My credit is pretty bad. I’m in a small amount of debt. (Around $4,000 – Student Loans) I am already certified and applying at the DoC, 60-some college credits, average work-history.. Good job for about 2 years now, but had a couple jobs that I didn’t stay long before this. 95 on my BAT.... full thread


Incarceration and Recidivism: Lessons from Abroad

Carolyn W. Deady
The United States has about 5% of the world’s population yet it accounts for about 25% of the world’s prisoners. Despite a steady decline in the crime rate over the past two decades, the United States incarcerates more of its citizens than any other country-716 people per every 100,000, according to the International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS). ... full story

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