Consumer Credit Laws

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Consumer credit laws are a number of laws passed by the government to protect consumers from unfair credit practices. Consumer credit laws support consumers by placing a standard for how consumers are to be treated in their daily credit dealings. They support consumers by protecting them against credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, or age. It also protects the consumer against billing errors, abusive collection practices, and misuse of their credit information. The Equal Credit Opportunity Act is one of the consumer credit law. This law was designed to protect consumer from discrimination when evaluating creditworthiness. This act specifies that creditors may not “discourage you
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