Imagine walking confidently onto a car lot to buy a car for your college-age son. You make an enviable salary, and have always paid your bills on time. Now imagine being turned down for the purchase because of your awful credit.
That’s what happened to Brazoria County District Attorney Jeri Yenne. The dealer explained the problem arose because she defaulted on the $17,000 loans for the two cars she bought in 2008. (more…)