LowCards.com Weekly Credit Card Update–February 8, 2013

California Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Apple, Online Businesses to Collect Personal Data A divided California Supreme Court ruled that online merchants such as Apple and Ticketmaster can require consumers to furnish personal information to make credit card purchases. … Continue reading

CFPB to Share Complaint Data with State Agencies

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced yesterday that it will begin sharing data from consumer complaints with state regulatory agencies. This makes filing complaints easier for consumers. With one compliant, multiple government agencies can work on solving the problem for … Continue reading

New CFPB Program Encourages Innovation on Financial Products

Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched a project to encourage consumer-friendly innovation and entrepreneurship for consumer financial products and services. The initiative, Project Catalyst, is an attempt by the CFPB to give consumers access to fair, transparent, competitive, and … Continue reading