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A crash course in credit

Area high schoolers sit in on a mock bankruptcy hearing

By Don Aucoin
Globe Staff / May 6, 2008

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David Pleitez watched intently from his seat in US Bankruptcy Court as a young woman tried to explain how she had shopped her way into $40,000 worth of debt, only to see it snowball into $83,000 because of late fees and finance charges on her credit cards. (Full article: 1156 words)

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