Big Setback for Predatory Lenders 

State and Oakland both pass legislation regulating subprime lenders

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As for Earline Goodman? It's too late to do much about her costly loan, but she knows she's one of the comparatively lucky ones. "It makes me feel so stupid that I did it. I think about the senior citizens losing their homes here, and if I wasn't working and something happened to me where I couldn't pay, it could happen to me," she says. "I'm a very trusting person, and it just breaks my heart when I find out that people are not what they're supposed to be."

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