Some Capital One Customers Getting a Refund

Here's what credit cardholders need to know about the money they will receive as a result of an enforcement action taken by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against Capital One.

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If you have a Capital One credit card, you might be entitled to a refund. That's because the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently ordered Capital One Bank to refund $140 million to about 2 million customers who were pressured or mislead into paying for credit-card products they didn't understand, want or, in some cases, even need.

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor,

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.