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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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March 2, 2012

Car Title Loan Abuses to Continue in Illinois

Legislation to limit interest on car title loans failed to make it out of House committee this...

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