By backing off a plan to limit large up-front fees banks can charge on credit cards, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau feels it has protected cardholders from other increased costs, the Associated Press reported April 12.

The bureau was considering a rule in which a bank’s upfront fees would have counted toward a cap that currently does not allow a bank to charge fees more than 25% of a person’s credit limit during the first year in which an account exists, the report noted.

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