Credit cards are tricky enough, but now new rules have gone into effect that will impact your credit card use, billing dates, fees, fines, spending limits, and interest rates. Our Finance, Credit, Budgeting channel has among it’s inventory, the six short videos featured below that give great pointers on how these changes affect you and what you need to know to stay on top of the game. There is controversy over the effectiveness of these new rules and whether they provide more protection to consumers or not. We’ll be interested to hear your experiences with the new changes.
Credit Cards: New Rules – FBN
Credit Cards: The New Rules - CBS Early Show
New Credit Card Bill, What it Means for You – Money Talks
New Credit Card Rules – What to Do BEFORE they take effect - Laura Rowley
New Credit Card Rules Guide - Ron Lieber, NY Times
New Credit Card Bill of Rights – Bloomberg News
And for more in-depth information on credit, we’ve made available in it’s entirety PBS’ FRONTLINE TV special: The Card Game: Wizards of Consumer Lending
And also a re-posting of their associated blog post, We Bring You: FRONTLINE’s “The Card Game”.
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