Wednesday, August 12, 2009

No More Freebies On Campus from Credit Card Companies

Usually, I am not proud of the State of Illinois at all. The seemingly endless political scandals, the recent Chicago cemetery defamation, one of the highest sales tax rates in the country...

However, this week, the State of Illinois did something praiseworthy. I just heard the news this morning on the radio: The state is going to prohibit credit card companies from offering freebies to students on college/univeristy campuses in the state. That's right. Credit companies won't be able to give out free shirts, free gym bags, free gift cards, and other free stuff to entice cash-strapped college students. Governor Quinn, my hat's off to you!