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Predatory Lending Costs Totals

The Coalition for Responsible Lending estimated an annual cost to U.S. borrowers of $9.1 billion, including $2.1 billion for credit insurance, $1.8 billion for up-front fees, $2.3 billion for prepayment penalties and $2.9 billion for excess interest rates over what borrowers should be charged based on their credit histories.
        Categories:  Finances,Predatory Lending
        Reporting Pub:  The New York Times Online
        Reporting Date:  7/25/2001
        Article Title:  High-Cost Home Loans Estimated
        Article Author:  Associated Press
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