Todd Zywicki

Professor of Law, George Mason University

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Professor of Law at George Mason University, specializing in bankruptcy and consumer credit law, and senior scholar its Mercatus Center

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Despite the recession and unemployment near 10 percent, Americans are still accumulating more debt. Solicitations for credit cards doubled last year.

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Despite the recession and unemployment near 10 percent, Americans are still accumulating more debt. Solicitations for credit cards doubled last year.

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