Category: CFPB

Letter to Congress: AFR Urges House Financial Services Committee To Reject 19 Deregulatory Bills

Home » Letters to Congress Letter to Congress: AFR Urges House Financial Services Committee To Reject 19 Deregulatory Bills Submitted by admin on October 11, 2017 – 1:34 pm Share this Page: AFR sent the letter below to the House Financial Services Committee urging them to reject nineteen deregulatory bills. AFR Letter Re HFSC 10-11 […]

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CFPB’s Final Payday Rule is Released!

By Marisabel Torres, Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Policy Project, UnidosUS We’re happy to be sharing some good news this week. UnidosUS is joining our advocacy partners in celebrating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s release of their final payday rule! Payday loans are loans in which the lender repays itself directly from the borrower’s bank […]

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AFR in the News: How Monopoly Man Won the Internet (NPR)

As former Equifax CEO Richard Smith prepares to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, activist Amanda Werner looks on through a monocle. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Wilson/Getty Images As former Equifax CEO Richard Smith prepares to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill on […]

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Joint Statement: CFPB Payday Lending Rule Will Disrupt Abusive Lending, Protect Families

Share this Page:   For Immediate Release:October 5, 2017Contact: Adam Muhlendorf, adam@westendstrategy.com; 202-641-6216 CFPB Payday Lending Rule Will Disrupt Abusive Lending, Protect Families From Financial Predators Consumer, Civil Rights Advocates Welcome Key First Step to Stopping the Debt Trap, Promise to Keep Up the Fight WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, consumer and civil rights advocates from around […]

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Public Testimony: Alexis Goldstein calls on ED Department to Reinstate MOUs with the CFPB

Share this Page: Today at a public hearing at the Department of Education, AFR’s senior policy analyst Alexis Goldstein gave testimony about the need to reinstate the Memorandum of Understanding with the CFPB, the important of the Borrower Defense and Gainful Employment regulations, and the need to urgently clear out the backlog of pending discharges […]

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Joint Letter: Consumer Groups Applaud CFPB Review of Overdraft Fees, Oppose Senate Move Against Forced Arbitration Rule

Home » Statements and Press Releases Joint Letter: Consumer Groups Applaud CFPB Review of Overdraft Fees, Oppose Senate Move Against Forced Arbitration Rule Submitted by admin on September 29, 2017 – 1:36 pm Share this Page: View or download full letter The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s review of unfair and abusive overdraft practices is […]

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