If anyone knows the dangers of plastic, it’s reality TV star Heidi Montag who never met a credit cred or cosmetic surgery procedure she didn’t like. But paying for those implants, injections and tucks can be distressing because “with hidden fees and standard interest rate increases, that $11,000 jawline can end up costing you an upwards of $50,000,” Montag deadpans in a video she made for our partners at Americans for Financial Reform.
The answer, as even Heidi knows, is the creation of a strong, independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Now’s the time to call your senators and let them know that you’re fed up with abusive banking practices. Wall Street lobbyists are working hard to kill financial reform (Click here to take action).
The Montag video is one of a series urging Congress to pass banking reforms, including one we posted earlier featuring an all-star cast of Saturday Night Live presidential impersonators.