CFPB report tracks billions in credit card savings since 2008
Posted on - November 6, 2013
American consumers pay about 2 percentage points less on credit card finance charges than before the enactment of the Credit CARD Act, according to a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In a statement to reporters, CFPB officials expressed continued concern about bank disclosures, "fee harvester" credit cards for bad credit, and add-on products. However, officials noted that the 2009 legislation had achieved many of its intended goals.