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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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October 27, 2015

Mark's Story: Owing $15,000 for $2,500 in Loans

Mark has lived and worked in Chicago his entire life. For more than 42 years, he supported his...

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October 27, 2015

Paul's Story: "I Was in a Bind."

Paul lives with his two teenage daughters in the small town of Fairmount, Illinois. He has worked...

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March 28, 2012

March Legislative Update

This legislative season there are a number of asset building and asset protection bills before the...

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