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 […]
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 […]
On behalf of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), thank you for the opportunity to provide this statement for the record about mobile payments.
A credit card agreement is a document that lays out the terms and features of a credit card. Millions of times every year, financial institutions send out these agreements to consumers. And every year, millions of consumers receive the agreements and do not read them. We believe it is important to make these contracts less […]
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 […]