WSJ: Credit Counselor Has Ties to High-Interest Lenders

Here. The subtitle reads: Consumer-Debt Adviser Howard Dvorkin Has Financial Links to Firms Such as Payday Lenders That Often Drive People Deeper into Debt. 

And here's the beginning of the article:

One of the most prominent advocates for consumer debt relief has ties to firms that can leave people deeper in debt.

Howard S. Dvorkin is the founder and former president of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services Inc., a nonprofit that says it has helped more than five million Americans get their borrowing under control. Mr. Dvorkin says he has personally counseled at least 40,000 people on reducing their debt and navigating bankruptcy.

Mr. Dvorkin also owns interests in businesses that provide services to payday lenders, a Wall Street Journal review found.

 (HT: Mark Budnitz)

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