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Consumer Protections

CFPB Releases Proposed Rules on Predatory Lending

June 2, 2016

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released proposed rules aimed at addressing some of the worst abuses of the payday lending and auto title lending...

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Asset Limit Reform

Consumer Protection Bill Passes the Illinois General Assembly

May 31, 2016

The Wage Assignment & Consumer Protections Bill (SB2804) passed out of the Illinois House unanimously today. Having passed the Senate earlier this month, it now heads to...

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Asset Building Tools

IABG Partners with CFPB on Financial Empowerment Initiative

May 11, 2016

IABG has joined forces with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to promote financial empowerment to low and moderate income residents living across Illinois....

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College Access

Ban the Box in Higher Education Fact Sheet

May 9, 2016

HB4446, sponsored by Rep. Wheeler & Sen. McGuire, would increase educational opportunities for people with criminal records. The bill would “ban the box” in...

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College Access

Bill Banning the Box in Higher Education Advances

April 29, 2016

To celebrate National Reentry Week, we wanted to highlight an important bill that popped up in Springfield. It sits right at the intersection of reentry and financial...

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Retirement Security

Comment Letter: Proposed Safe Harbor Rules for Secure Choice

April 14, 2016

IABG submitted the following comment letter on behalf of our partners to the Deparment of Labor in response to their Proposed Safe Harbor Rule (RIN 1210-AB71) The Illinois...

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Consumer Protections

A Day in the Life of an IABG Advocate

April 8, 2016

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in Springfield? Follow me on a recent day in Springfield as I worked to advance IABG’s legislative priorities! 7:30 AM. With a...

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Asset Building Tools

Money Smart Week Illinois: April 23-30

Each year the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, along with partners across the state, host Money Smart Week. This year, you can participate in events each day beginning April...

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College Access

March 2016 Legislative Update

March 10, 2016

IABG advocates for policy solutions that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities, and protect Illinoisans from predatory financial practices. Here’s an...

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