The Federal Reserve Board and two other federal agencies have issued a proposed rule that would restrict some of the most unfair credit card tricks and traps. The proposal could be a big win for consumers if it is not weakened.
The rule would:
To help make sure that this new rule of fair play is adopted, tell the Federal Reserve Board about the story of your bad credit card experience.
File your comment by going to the Consumers Union website: www.creditcardreform.org and enter your comments in the box provided.
Or submit to the Fed by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you include Docket No. R-1314 in the subject line.
For a short summary of the proposed rule, go to: http://www.consumersunion.org/pdf/CreditCardReformShortSummary.pdf.