Consumer News Roundup

A week — or, well, more of key consumer news\

Andy Spears
2 min readFeb 28


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The world of consumer protection can be pretty — well, not exciting.

However, I’ve taken to using NewsBreak to write short, clear stories on key issues impacting consumers in the financial marketplace.

Yes, you can also find some content from me on issues like credit card fees, debt collection, and banking here on Medium.

However, I thought I’d share some recent NewsBreak pieces that highlight some key consumer issues.

Here goes:


Consumer Protection Bureau

Junk Fees

Medical Debt

Predatory Lending

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .