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Credit Counselors and the Bankruptcy Bill

Congress is expected to make it more difficult for consumers to declare bankruptcy. One of the bill's provisions requires debtors to undergo credit counseling before filing for bankruptcy. Deanne Loonin of the National Consumer Law Center tells Steve Inskeep she's concerned that disreputable credit counselors will do more harm than good.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.