CRL's Media Center
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Latest Press Releases
- CFPB Report Showing 43M in US Have Medical Debt Highlights Glaring Need for Accuracy in Debt Reporting, Collection
December 11, 2014
Today, at a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) field hearing in Oklahoma City, Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) Policy Counsel Lisa Stifler detailed growing abuses in medical debt collection that can take advantage of financially-distressed consumers and unfairly strip families of wealth.
- US Senators Call for Stronger Protections for Military Families against Predatory Payday Lending
November 25, 2014
Senators Reed, Durbin lead a group of 40 in supporting the DoD’s plan to strengthen Military Lending Act
- CFPB Proposes New Protections for Prepaid Cards, Addresses Overdraft and Other Credit Features
November 20, 2014
Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection hosted a field hearing in Wilmington, DE to discuss proposed regulations for prepaid cards – including how overdraft fees and other credit features should be handled on these prepaid products.
- Religious Leaders Call On Congress, CFPB to Stop the Payday Loan Debt Trap
November 17, 2014
Over 75 faith leaders from across the country take their message to Capitol Hill; call for strong rule against predatory lending