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Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act

Looking For A Credit Card? It Pays To Be Rich

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — It pays to be rich if you need a credit card. A year after sweeping credit card regulations upended the industry, banks are showerin...

Credit Card Legislation Means Consumers Under 21 Need a Way to Navigate the 'Plastic Gap'

Jerry R. Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry R. Welch

The net result of the credit card legislation is that millions of young Americans simply won't be able to get a credit card at all because of the new restrictions. That could be a problem.

STUDY: Credit Card Companies Continue Prohibited Practices; Congress Considering Accelerating Effective Date

AP | EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Not only have credit card companies continued to use practices that will be outlawed under a strict law due to take effect in Februar...

Credit Card Companies Raising Rates As New Limits Go Into Effect

suntimes.com | By TERRY SAVAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Being in debt is about to get a lot more expensive for millions of Americans. Credit card issuers have been rushing to raise rates in advance of this ...

Credit Card Reform Stinks for Responsible Consumers (aka "Deadbeats")

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

Guess who's going to get screwed by the "Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act"? Responsible people who pay their bills on time!

Time to Get Tough On Credit Card Companies

Chris Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Dodd

We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end the abusive and predatory practices of the credit card companies.