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Author archive: Marla Blow

Launching the college credit card agreement database

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Recently we released the 2012 Annual Report to Congress on College Credit Card Agreements, as well as a database where you can read individual agreements. The report shows that the majority of college credit card agreements are between issuers and affiliated organizations, such as fraternities, sororities, alumni associations, or foundations affiliated with or related to […]

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Statement for the Record of Marla Blow before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Services and Consumer Credit

Statement for the Record Of Marla Blow, Assistant Director, Card and Payment Markets Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit June 29, 2012 On behalf of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), thank you for the opportunity to provide this statement for the record […]

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Asking the public about the CARD Act

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Yesterday’s CARD Act conference commemorated the first anniversary of the day when many provisions of the Credit CARD Act went into effect. Industry executives, leading academics, consumer advocates, government officials, and the CFPB convened to review changes in the card industry since the Act. In conjunction with the conference, the CFPB commissioned a survey to […]

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