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Posted By: Bill C.
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009, at 8:23 p.m.(pst)
Does anybody know about a company in Provo, UT called Prosper, Inc.? They seem to be the common "mentoring" source for a number of clients including; Adam Mesh, Robert Allen, Donald Trump, Ken Blanchard, John Cummuta, Stephen Cooper, Dean Graziosi, David Bach, Stephen Pierce, JJ Childers and Shawn Casey. All of these clients offer programs in anything from Stock Market investing to Internet Marketing & Sales to Real Estate to Debt Management. Some of them lure you in with an inexpensive "starter" package of either CD's & booklets or direct download files via the internet for around $39.95 on their websites. The "hook" is when they tell you that you may be qualified to participate in a special mentoring program and ask you to fill out a profile on line; including your name, e-mail & phone#. Of course, you get a response back from them telling how you seem to fit the profile of who they want to work with and the put you through 2 phone interviews. When it's all said and done they offer 3 different packages ranging from $2650.00, all the way up to around $11,000.00!!! When you complain about the outrageous amount of money they're talking about, they tell you you have to learn to leverage your credit. Don't use your credit cards for shopping, use the available credit to pay for their mentoring program and take control of your own future. They assure you that if you "do the math" you won't have any problem earning enough week to week to pay off your credit card over that first year and then from then moving forward all your earnings will be profits! Everything on Prosper seems to check out... they have earned awards from Ernst & Young, have been acknowledged in U.S. Business Review etc... but I just don't trust it.
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