CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Credit Card Reform'
There are fewer Americans who own homes today. The recession and lax mortgage rules from the past decade play a role, but smart credit card choices can help rebuild credit.
Eight years and millions spent over credit card swipe fees – and it amounts to very little change for American credit card users.
It took several years, but First Premier is free to charge its consumers high pre account fees before sending out that credit card.
The successful CFPB will soon be overseeing the credit agencies in the U.S. including the three major bureaus.
For years, lawsuits have worked their way through the American judicial system. Those fees merchants want to tack on to consumers using their credit cards are likely to appear on a receipt near you.
The long-awaited CFPB database is now live. Consumers can now review a credit card company’s complaints by customers – and those companies are not happy.
Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the massive changes in the credit card industry known as the 2009 CARD Act. How are things 2 years in?
The Consumer Protection Agency, which was founded as part of the Dodd-Frank Act, is considering a public credit card complaint database. Good idea or maybe not?
We all know the sense of dread that hits when we realize our credit cards have been stolen or used without our knowledge. Here’s what to do to keep the headache factor down.
What does President Obama’s speech mean for the 2009 CARD Act, if anything? And how are credit card companies luring us for the 2011 holiday shopping season?
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase are currently adding the new EMV chips to many of their credit cards. The new technology will keep credit card users and their information safer.
Now that the CARD Act is one year old, has anything changed and if so, have the changes been good or bad for consumers? You might be surprised at what we learned.