Credit Counseling in Crisis: The Impact on Consumers of Funding Cuts, Higher Fees and Aggressive New Market Entrants

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It includes data and statistics, history, an analysis of common problems, and recommendations for change. Information in the report pre-dates the final passage of bankruptcy reform, yet still has application in terms of understanding the industry and reforms that need to be considered. Consumer materials on selecting a credit counseling agency are provided. The report includes a 3-page executive summary.

Advocates may find this document helpful for its in-depth review of the credit counseling industry.