Report:

Highlights of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009

Released by: CoPIRG

Credit card lending has always been the most profitable form of consumer banking, according to the Federal Reserve. Yet, over the last ten years, credit card companies seeking even higher profits invented more and more unfair practices, and regulators let them.

Download our report to learn about the specific practices that will be banned and to learn tips on how to avoid other credit card rip-offs. 

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