FACT: most of us have used jargon at some point regardless of how annoying it may be for those on the other end of an explanation or conversation. It’s defined as special words or expressions used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand. As worn out or sometimes abused as jargon might be, especially in our industry, it’s still used for a reason – it’s convenient and a short cut. One particular example that certainly applies to technology or business processes associated with indirect lending appeared last year on Forbes’ list of most annoying business jargon. It was explaining that something has lots of moving parts. In case you’re wondering, core competency took the top spot on the list.