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Ban Deferred Interest Cards, CU Says in Comments to CFPB

February 22 marks three years since key provisions of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act (the CARD Act), which overhauled credit card practices, took effect. But gaps in consumer protection remain.