Fed Makes Sure Gift Cards Are Still A Bad Deal

Fed Makes Sure Gift Cards Are Still A Bad Deal

When the CARD Act went into effect in February, it also included new rules designed to limit some of the more egregious practices of gift-card issuers, like early expiration dates and “dormancy” fees. However, Congress put the Federal Reserve in charge of interpreting the new law, and yesterday the agency unwrapped its new collection of rules. Is it too late to return this one? [More]