CRL's Media Center
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Latest Press Releases
- Senate Bill Would Undermine Critical Post-Crisis Lending Rules
May 19, 2015
Bill attacks safe mortgage standards and exempts the largest banks from complying with key consumer protections
- New Department of Education Proposed Rule Will Protect Student Loan Funds by Stopping Banks and College from Teaming Up Against Students
May 15, 2015
The Department of Education today announced it would issue a strong proposed Cash Management rule. The rule would regulate the way colleges can enter into marketing agreements with banks and prepaid card issuers who wish to access their student populations. It would ban overdraft and point-of-sale fees on some accounts, and require that all accounts be in the “best interests” of students.
- Seven Ideas for a Fair Student Loan Servicing System
May 14, 2015
As the CFPB requests feedback on student loan servicing, CRL offers seven key ideas for the protection and safety of student loan borrowers
- CRL's Wilson Joins Panel on Predatory Finance
May 8, 2015
On Monday, May 11, 2015, Mitria Wilson, CRL vice president for government affairs, joined a congressional forum examining how mainstream financial service providers were not fully meeting the needs of many in the middle class – and many who aspire to it – for basic banking services like check cashing services and small dollar loans.