Protections for Credit Card Consumers

Publication: WHYY

04/27/2009 - In these difficult economic times, more and more consumers are depending on their credit cards to cover the costs of everyday life. The Obama administration, congress and the Federal Reserve are all calling on the financial industry to change the way they do business when it comes to credit cards.

Marty Moss-Coane talked with Nick Bourke of the Pew Safe Credit Cards Project and Patricia Hasson of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley.

Listen to an MP3 of the program from WHYY's "Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane."

Pew is no longer active in this line of work, but for more information visit the Safe Credit Cards Project on

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