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Credit Cards

Most people have at least one credit card or check card, and usually use it on a daily basis. Banks and credit card companies are constantly creating new sales pitches and products to entice people to sign up for the latest card they are offering. However, before signing up for a new card, it's important for consumers to understand the laws and regulations governing the use of credit cards and check cards. FindLaw's Credit Cards section provides information and resources related to credit cards and check cards, including a guide to choosing the best card for you. In this section, you can also find an overview of the various laws that affect credit cards, such as the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act.

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