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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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May 30, 2018

This Month in DC: Payday Loan Rule Survives, but Dodd-Frank Does Not

May was a big month for consumer protection laws in DC. We won a significant victory in the fight...

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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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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 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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