CRL's Media Center
As a non-partisan research and policy organization, we’re here to provide expertise on the financial services industry, whether it’s about mortgage lending, payday loans, credit cards or a host of other products and services that have a daily impact on the wallets and economic well-being of every American.
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Latest Press Releases
- Keep the American Dream Alive
January 29, 2014
During the annual State of the Union address, the President rightly called for housing finance reform that keeps the American Dream of homeownership alive for this and future generations.
- Negotiation Doesn’t Help on Dealer Car Loans for African Americans and Latinos
January 23, 2014
African Americans and Latinos pay higher interest rates on dealer-financed car loans than white buyers, even though people of color report more attempts to negotiate a better deal.
- Wells Fargo, US Bank, and Fifth Third Discontinue Payday Loan Products
January 17, 2014
More good news: Wells Fargo, US Bank, and Fifth Third announced that they will discontinue their 225-300% annualized-interest-rate payday loan products.
- Regions Bank Discontinues Debt-Trap Payday Loans
January 15, 2014
Good news for consumers: This morning Regions Bank announced it is discontinuing its payday loan product—loans with triple-digit interest rates.