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Illinois Passes Student Loan Bill of Rights

Last night, with a vote of 98-16, the Illinois House voted to override the Governor’s veto of SB1351, the Student Loan Bill of Rights! The law, which goes into effect at the end of 2018, protects thousands of Illinois students seeking an education. “We applaud the Illinois General Assembly for overriding the Governor’s veto and […]

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October 26, 2017

IABG Joins the Illinois Attorney General & Advocates to Support the Student Loan Bill of Rights

IABG is supporting the Student Loan Bill of Rights, SB1351. The bill creates important protections...

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October 13, 2017

CFPB’s New Payday Rule Creates Historic Protections, but More Reforms are Needed in Illinois

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a historic, nationwide rule...

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September 27, 2017

IABG Joins Consumer Advocates to Oppose Check Cashing Fee Hike

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) recently proposed a...

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August 17, 2017

31.6% of Black Households in Illinois Have Negative or Zero Net Wealth

This post is written by Amber Blatt, the Heartland Alliance Policy & Advocacy Intern. New data...

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June 19, 2017

2017 Legislative Roundup

IABG advocates for policies that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities, and...

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June 1, 2017

Legislative Update: Children's Savings Accounts

This past legislative session, our coalition worked to advances Children’s Savings Account...

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