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2017 Legislative Priorities

IABG advocates for policy solutions that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities, and protect Illinoisans from predatory financial practices. Over the past couple of months, we’ve seen bills introduced in the Illinois General Assembly that promote college savings, reduce burdensome fines & fees, reform the use of driver’s license suspension, and more. Here’s a look […]

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February 7, 2017

Financial Reforms Under Attack by the New Administration

Since its enactment in 2010, the financial reform policies included in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...

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November 17, 2016

Convening Spotlight: State Treasurer's Savings Programs

During our 2016 IABG Partner Convening last October, we had the opportunity to hear from staff at...

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November 11, 2016

Consumer Protection Ideas Abound at IABG Convening

Last month, the IABG coalition gathered at our #IABG2016 Partner Convening at the Federal Reserve...

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October 3, 2016

Cynthia's Story: Medical Bills & Title Loan Create a Debt Trap

Dangerous and abusive payday lenders, consumer installment lenders, and auto title...

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September 22, 2016

Partner Spotlight: Center for Changing Lives

This post is written by Ellen Ray, the Executive Director of the Center for Changing Lives. She...

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September 1, 2016

Wage Assignment & Consumer Protections Bill Signed into Law

The Wage Assignment & Consumer Protections Bill (SB2804) was signed into law by Governor...

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