Yesterday the CFPB announced that it would hold a field hearing on credit cards in Chicago on October 2, 2013. The hearing will be held at the Harold Washington Library, located at 400 South State Street, and will commence at 11:00 a.m. CFPB Director Cordray plans to make an appearance, and testimony will be taken from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.

The hearing will be open to the public but anyone wishing to attend must notify the CFPB at its RSVP website,