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Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights

Congressional Fail: Don't Let Congress Take Credit

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Even as consumers suffer the housing crisis and an abysmal job market, they face the prospect of hundreds or even thousands more dollars of credit card debt because of Congress.

Credit Card Companies Are Sending Out Early Holiday Gifts

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

While Congress is calling on credit card companies to stop hiking interest rates before the new Credit CARD act goes into effect, Citigroup just sent me a letter with a monstrous interest rate hike.

Ryan Grim

Credit Cardholders' Bill Of Rights Hits Floor Tuesday: Read It

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate takes up the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights on Tuesday, a package sponsored by Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) that seeks to rein in certain ...

Moving Ahead on Reforming the Credit Card Industry

Jose A. Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jose A. Garcia

It is projected that, between 2020 and 2030, developing country emissions of carbon from energy use will exceed those of developed countries.

House Passes Significant Credit Card Regulation In Bipartisan Vote

Huffington Post Contributor | Caleb Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roxana Araujo is a financial crimes investigator for Florida's Office of Financial Regulation. It's her job to sniff out unscrupulous lending practic...

Arthur Delaney

Dems Target Republican "No" Votes On Credit Cardholders' Bill Of Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is calling out Republicans for their opposition to the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights, the just-pa...

House Passes Significant Credit Card Regulation In Bipartisan Vote

Caleb Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caleb Gibson

Roxana Araujo is a financial crimes investigator for Florida's Office of Financial Regulation. It's her job to sniff out unscrupulous lending practic...

Why Are Bankers Still Being Treated As Beltway Royalty?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

How do the same banks that have repeatedly come to Washington over the last eight months asking for billions to rescue them from their catastrophic mistakes, somehow still "own the place"?

Obama Needs to Be Tough on Credit Card CEOs

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert S. McElvaine

The American people do not want the unconscionable interest rate increases made "easier to understand" -- we want them reversed.

Arthur Delaney

How Congress Could Kill Shady Credit Card Schemes

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In February we asked HuffPost readers to share their stories of credit card woe. The laments poured in, and we followed up with a story on readers who...

What If The Middle-Class Ruled?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Lawmakers should use the current crisis as an opportunity to usher in a new era of middle-class American rule.

When Plastic Nickels and Dimes

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

As the economy continues to sour, credit defaults will only worsen and credit card companies will extract even higher interest rates and more fees from vulnerable households and small businesses.

Dems Push Consumer-Friendly Credit Card Bill

Washington Independent | Mike Lillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Congressional lawmakers of both parties have found something to agree on: The credit card industry, they say, has evolved beyond the scope of regulati...