PIRG volunteers are manning booths in campuses nationwide designed to look like fictional “FEESA” credit card stand, BusinessWeek reports, except passing out lollipops that say “don’t be a sucker” and informational brochures about the dangers of credit card abuse. A worthy counter-marketing campaign, though someone should give them some more money so they can give out free tshirts too, and at least match their opponents’ irresistible offerings.
Counter-Marketing Campus Credit Card Pushers
By consumerist.com October 11, 2007
- out in the open Colleges Warned About Making Secret Deals With Credit Card Companies
- clicking is the new clipping Twitter Testing Tweets That Double As Digital Coupons
- Not Playing By The Rules Colleges May Be Violating CARD Act By Not Providing Copies Of Credit Card Agreements
- slippery slope Discover Card Program Rewards Students Who Get Good Grades. Is That Legal?
- big data is watching Predictive Models, Secret Scores: How Computers Decide Who You Are & What To Sell You