Fact Sheets

Financial Education

Financial Education Sign On Letter

July 3, 2018

Under the new leadership of Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB is requesting information on a broad range of topics – and we fear that this is an attempt to weaken their...

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Retirement Security

Spanish, Polish, and Arabic Secure Choice Fact Sheets for Workers

April 26, 2018

Secure Choice is a new program that helps Illinois workers save for retirement. It is launching in 2018 and all eligible workers will be enrolled by the end of 2020. Help...

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Retirement Security

Chinese and Tagalog Secure Choice Fact Sheets for Workers

Secure Choice is a new program that helps Illinois workers save for retirement. It is launching in 2018 and all eligible workers will be enrolled by the end of 2020. Help...

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Retirement Security

English Secure Choice Fact Sheet for Illinois Workers

Secure Choice is a new program that helps Illinois workers save for retirement. It is launching in 2018 and all eligible workers will be enrolled by the end of 2020. Help...

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Consumer Protections

Fact Sheet: Protect Savings for People with Disabilities

The ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) program eases the financial strains faced by individuals with disabilities by allowing them to open tax-free savings accounts...

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Auto Title Lending

Car Title Loan Legislative Resources

February 26, 2018

Car title loans prey on Illinoisans with crippling interest rates as high as 360%. These loans trap consumers in debt they can’t repay, and cause thousands every year to...

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Consumer Protections

Fact Sheet: Illinois needs a Strong CFPB

April 25, 2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reins in predatory practices in mortgage lending, student loans, credit cards, debt collection, payday and title lending and...

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Children's Savings Accounts

Children’s Savings Accounts – Legislative Resources

March 6, 2017

All children should have the opportunity to thrive. A Universal Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program provides both the hope and the means to expand educational and...

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Consumer Protections

Wage Assignments: Know your Rights

September 1, 2016

Wage assignments are a way that some lenders, particularly payday lenders, take a portion of a borrower’s wages to collect on a loan in default. As of January 1, 2017,...

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