Articles tagged in laws

11.04.10

Deciphering Durbin, the Newest Card Legislation: Is Your Debit Card About To Be Freed Up from So Many Fees?

Fonda Chen

Plastic may be easy and convenient, but reading and understanding card policies and federal legislative bills are anything but.

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11.11.09

More Consumer Protection on the Way: The Creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency

Angelica Nierras

It turns out that the Credit CARD Act of 2009 – a series of reforms in the credit card industry aimed at eliminating or mitigating unfair and abusive practices – was only the initial salvo of a legislative campaign aimed at benefiting consumers. At this point in the economic recession, just about everyone agrees that our financial regulatory system needs

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05.19.09

Details: Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

BillShrink Guy

With an exciting and attention grabbing name as titled above, how can you ignore the Senate’s Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009? (Also known as The Credit C.A.R.D Act of 2009. I know, super original). “But wait, BillShrink Guy,” you ask, “Didn’t the Fed just pass new credit card regulation last year? And didn’t the House just

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