We thought you might like to know about some things
happening in the consumer world. Click on the bold, blue text to read
more on each topic.
More Protection for Debt-Burdened Consumers
and predatory lending in the mortgage and student loan industries
played a major role in the Foreclosure and Financial Crises, but
consumers cannot use bankruptcy as a fresh start from these
burdensome debts. The New York Times Editorial Board says the
bankruptcy laws must be changed, or else lenders
will only increase these bad practices. We
always recommend telling your
congressional representatives what you
think they should do.