FAQs On the New Credit Card Rules

Sweeping changes shift the game in your favor.

Editor's note: This story has been updated since it originally was published in the February issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

Striking a blow for freedom and transparency, consumer-friendly rules mandated by the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 took effect on February 22, Washington’s Birthday. Not sure what this means to you? We have answers to your questions.

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Senior Reporter, Kiplinger's Personal Finance