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Protecting Consumers 5 Years After Credit Card Reform

May 22, 2014, 12:00pm ET - 1:30pm ET

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Five years ago, Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act, or CARD Act, of 2009. This law established new consumer protections for credit cards and gift cards and limited credit card marketing on college campuses. Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion about the CARD Act’s accomplishments and steps that policymakers should take to address regulatory gaps that consumers face in the financial system today.

Featured speakers:
Neale Mahoney, Assistant Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Brad Miller, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Dedrick Muhammad, Senior Director of Economic Programs, NAACP
Lauren Saunders, Managing Attorney, National Consumer Law Center

Moderated by:
Joe Valenti, Director of Asset Building, Center for American Progress


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Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005

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