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Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights Act of 2008

Representative Carolyn Maloney, a Democrat from NY, introduced the Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights Act of 2008.  Maloney is the Chairwoman of the House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee.  The bill of rights is supposed to protect cardholders against arbitrary interest rate increases, prohibit excessive fees and require Congress to provide better oversight of […]

Giving Back – Wealthy Individuals

Much has been said and written about the selfishness, greed and arrogance of the wealthy.  You can’t turn on the news today without hearing about the latest corporate scandal, the workers who are being laid-off, the poor and disenfranchised or the victims of the powerful.  The wealthy have always been a convenient target of criticism, dating all the way […]