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One millennial’s take on leading a credit card-free life

Aundraya Ruse

I have a confession to make. I work for CreditCards.com and I don’t actually have a credit card.
When I was in high school, around the age of 17, I remember getting dozens of credit card offers in the mail on a regular basis. Before the Credit CARD Act of 2009, card companies loved the 17-year-olds of the world. We were financial idiots. To me, though, those credit card offers seemed like spam mail unworthy of even being acknowledged — and I didn’t.
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What does Dodd departure mean for credit card and financial reform?

Connie Prater

Fate of consumer financial protection watchdog agency less certain with pending shake-up in U.S. Senate banking committee.
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Video cartoon spoofs new credit card law

Connie Prater

Mark Fiore YouTube video cartoon spoofs credit card reforms from an industry perspective.
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A #cardgame, some hashtags and a pound cake: Our insta-Twitter review of Frontline’s ‘Card Game’

Tyler Metzger

On Nov. 24, Frontline’s “The Card Game” let lose a flurry of information about the credit card industry. The CreditCards.com editorial team, along with some friends, were right there to absorb and comment on it during our first ever Twitter-periment.
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Pew report: Do credit cards stink?

Julie Sherrier

The Pew Charitable Trusts published a pretty damning report Wednesday about how credit card issuers continue to be “unfair or deceptive” with their products — despite legislation set to curtail these practices in 2010.
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