access to credit http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21065/all en Credit Card Rules Limiting Access for Stay-at-home Moms http://www.mrc.org/articles/credit-card-rules-limiting-access-stay-home-moms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CNN Money reports on an unintended consequence of Obama regulation the media didn’t see coming and left touted as ‘lifeboat’ for consumers. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ryan-robertson">Ryan Robertson</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">CNN Money recently introduced the world to Holly McCall, a thirty-four year old stay-at-home mother of two from Vienna, Va, who is fighting against the credit card “reforms” enacted in 2009. in a May 16 story, CNN Money’s Blake Ellis wrote that despite approval in the past, McCall was denied a credit card from Target last fall. She <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/16/pf/credit-cards-stay-at-home-moms/index.htm">blamed a 2009 law that was supposed to “protect consumers.”</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/credit-card-rules-limiting-access-stay-home-moms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Family Government Media access to credit CARD act credit card credit card bill of rights legislation obama reform Regulation stay at home moms unintended consequences Tue, 22 May 2012 16:34:58 +0000 julia.seymour 40154 at http://www.mrc.org