Bankruptcy Bill Update GUESTS: Norma Hammes Co-founder and President, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Partner, Gold and Hammes, Attorneys Phillip Corwin Partner, Federal Legislative Associates Personal bankrupties are at record levels -- a fact that's led the Senate and the House to pass measures designed to make it harder for consumers to walk away from their debt. Credit card companies have been lobbying for the changes -- they lose money when a card holder files for bankruptcy. But consumer groups claim credit cards themselves are a big part of the problem. Join Ray Suarez to discuss bankruptcy reform and what it might mean if you're in the red ... on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.
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Bankruptcy Bill Update

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Bankruptcy Bill Update

Bankruptcy Bill Update

Bankruptcy Bill Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Norma Hammes Co-founder and President, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Partner, Gold and Hammes, Attorneys Phillip Corwin Partner, Federal Legislative Associates Personal bankrupties are at record levels — a fact that's led the Senate and the House to pass measures designed to make it harder for consumers to walk away from their debt. Credit card companies have been lobbying for the changes — they lose money when a card holder files for bankruptcy. But consumer groups claim credit cards themselves are a big part of the problem. Join Ray Suarez to discuss bankruptcy reform and what it might mean if you're in the red ... on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.