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Going Beyond the Current Bankruptcy Measure

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Going Beyond the Current Bankruptcy Measure

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Going Beyond the Current Bankruptcy Measure

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As a new, more restrictive bankruptcy bill comes closer to becoming law, our commentator points out there are other ways Congress could reduce individual bankruptcy filings. Capping interest rates, a health insurance overhaul and better consumer education could also have an effect. Liz Pulliam Weston is a personal finance adviser and author of the book Your Credit Score.

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