Older Adults

Older adults often have significant debt and reduced resources. Many older adults of color live in extreme poverty with few resources after enduring a lifetime of discriminatory credit, housing, and employment practices. Predatory lenders, aggressive debt collectors, scammers, and other financial exploiters drain the limited resources and assets of older adults. NCLC works to combat abusive practices, increase consumer protections, and challenge emerging financial threats to the economic well-being of older adults.

From the NCLC Digital Library

Surviving Debt

A leading resource for over 25 years, this fully updated, 2021 edition of Surviving Debt provides precise, practical, and hard-hitting advice from the nation’s consumer law experts on how to deal with crushing debt affecting millions of Americans. Surviving Debt makes a great client gift.

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