Blog Posts

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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January 29, 2019

Racial Disparities Exist Across All Measures of Financial Security in Illinois

By Sarah Martin, Policy & Advocacy Intern for Heartland Alliance Prosperity Now’s annual...

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December 20, 2018

Part 2: Increasing Financial Inclusion for People with Disabilities

By Sarah Martin, Policy & Advocacy Intern for Heartland Alliance Nationwide, the poverty rate...

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November 27, 2018

Part 1: Barriers to Financial Inclusion for People with Disabilities

By Sarah Martin, Policy & Advocacy Intern for Heartland Alliance In Illinois 1 in 5 households...

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August 16, 2018

Secure Choice Pilot Program Launches

We are facing a national retirement savings crisis. Increasingly, older adults do not have enough...

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July 13, 2018

IABG Launches Biannual Coalition Connection Meetings

This blog post is written by Katherine Liu, Communications Intern with Heartland Alliance.  ...

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June 7, 2018

2018 Legislative Roundup

IABG, a project of Heartland Alliance, advocates for policies that address the growing racial...

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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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