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Monthly Archives: February 2010

New Credit Card Rule a Real Eye-opener Posted on Feb 23

New Credit Card Rule a Real Eye-opener

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation This week, new federal rules regarding your credit card accounts take effect. The changes include a number of mandates that improve your ability to get information about your balance and payments,   …Continue Reading New Credit Card Rule a Real Eye-opener

Of Lincoln and Lemons Posted on Feb 12

Of Lincoln and Lemons

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Over the years, Presidents’ Day has become one of the busier car-buying times of the year. Dealers heavily advertise savings, and with the three-day weekend for many, buyers use the extra   …Continue Reading Of Lincoln and Lemons

Health Insurance Regulations a Kick Start on Reform Posted on Feb 10

Health Insurance Regulations a Kick Start on Reform

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Governor Patrick today announced a series of plans supporting small business and job growth, and one of the areas of focus is on reducing the burden of health insurance costs on   …Continue Reading Health Insurance Regulations a Kick Start on Reform