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Protecting Students From Credit Card Exploitation

– Posted in: consumer news
Unwary College Student About to Get into Debt

In 2009 while the economy was still in a free fall, Congress actually tried to protect a consumer for a change.  Rather than a usual kowtow to big monied interests, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act was passed in response to consumer anger over irresponsible credit card company practices.  Of particular concern [...]

Tempted by Credit Card Offers in the Mail?

– Posted in: consumer news
Credit Cards Cause Financial Problems

Each year, entire forests are cut down to make wood into paper only to stuff your mailbox full of credit card offers and solicitations.  Not only are they wasteful and annoying, but they are designed to do one thing:  entice you to apply for yet another credit card and get deeper into debt. Consumers are [...]