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June 21, 2019

2019 Legislative Roundup: Illinois Takes Steps to Help Families Build Financial Security

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

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March 25, 2019

Legislation Capping Title Loan Interest Rates Passes out of Committee

This year, we are continuing our campaign to pass the Fair Lending Act (HB2468), which caps...

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June 1, 2018

Campaign for a 36% Cap on Title Loans Gains Wide Support

  Earlier this year, we kicked off a campaign for the Fair Lending Act (SB2843), which caps...

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December 13, 2017

Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Repeal the National Payday Loan Rule

Ignoring the voices of families and communities who have worked for years for relief from the harms...

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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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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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July 20, 2016

Help us Curb Payday & Auto Title Lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released proposed rules that aim to curb...

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October 27, 2015

No Right Turn

More and more Illinois consumers are turning to auto title loans in an attempt to make ends meet,...

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October 27, 2015

Jason and Amber's Story: Choosing Between Loan Payments & Health

Last summer, Amber and Jason bought a new home for their family in Rantoul, Illinois. During their...

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