Articles Tagged ‘consumer protection’

Will New Consumer Protection Laws Save Me Money?
Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
As you may know, a new credit card consumer protection law came into effect in 2010. The concept behind the law – known as the Credit CARD Act of 2009 (it was signed into law in 2009, but became effective in 2010) was to prevent banks and credit card companies from using certain business practices, and assessing certain charges, which Congress believed were keeping borrowers in debt for longer periods of time. The new law has a number of different provisions that may change how you do business with your credit card company, and may end up saving you...

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