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Credit Card Act of 2009

What You Don't Know About Credit Card Billing Cycles Will Blow Your Mind

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.25.2017 | Business
Christopher Elliott

Billing cycles can really mess with your head. Don't take my word for it. Consider what happened to Michael Dearing, a registered nurse from Chicago, ...

How To Fight The Coming Wave of Credit Card Junk Fees

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.14.2017 | Business
Christopher Elliott

When William Livingstone booked a recent airline ticket from Warsaw to Madrid, he found something unusual on his bill: a $15 "credit card fee" with no...

Flawed Regulation Threatens Nation's Stay-At-Home Spouses

Frank Keating | Posted 08.04.2012 | Money
Frank Keating

Without prompt action from the Consumer Financial Protection bureau, flawed credit card regulation threatens to send stay-at-home moms back to the 60s.

Loren Berlin

Mom Can't Get Credit Card, Starts Protest Movement | Loren Berlin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Money

Holly McCall, a 34-year-old mother of two from Vienna, Va., grabbed headlines last week with her fight for the right of stay-at-home mothers to open t...

Why Credit Card Branding Is Costing Small Business Owners

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

Business and consumer credit cards are actually more similar than they are different, which therefore begs the question, should the Credit CARD Act of 2009 apply to business credit cards?

Credit CARD Act One Year Later: Was it a Success?

Scott Gamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Gamm

One year ago on February 22, 2010, the epic Credit CARD Act took effect, which aimed to reform the entire credit card industry. Has it been a success? The simple answer: yes and no.