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June 2, 2016

CFPB Releases Proposed Rules on Predatory Lending

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released proposed rulesĀ aimed at addressing...

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April 8, 2016

A Day in the Life of an IABG Advocate

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in Springfield? Follow me on a recent day in Springfield...

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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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July 22, 2015

CFPB Releases Thousands Of Consumer Complaints

This week marks the 5th anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection...

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October 27, 2014

Department Of Defense Proposes Expanded Consumer Protections for Servicemembers

Carol Ashley Shriver Center At the end of September the Department of Defense (DOD) announced...

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October 3, 2013

CFPB Holds Card Act Hearing in Chicago

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) held a public hearing in Chicago on October 2nd....

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