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Rebecca Borné

Senior Policy Counsel

Rebecca Borné is senior policy counsel, focusing on research and analysis related to federal consumer law and policy, with an emphasis on payday lending and depository overdraft practices. Rebecca has testified before Senate and House committees and co-authored groundbreaking research papers on payday lending. She worked from 2008-2011 in CRL's DC office before relocating to New Haven, CT, where she is now based.

Rebecca received degrees from Louisiana State University and Yale Law School.

Research & Policy

Our in-depth research of financial practices is intended to guide policymakers and opinion leaders working to improve the state of lending.

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News

May 14, 2019 | By PYMNTS.com
The battle over payday lending — specifically, how tough U.S. federal rule will be in governing the industry — is heating up as an important deadline looms. Letters favorable to...
March 12, 2019
Representatives and Senators Repeatedly Grilled the Director on Proposal that would Keep Consumers Trapped in Debt WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in her second hearing before Congress, Consumer...
March 1, 2019 | By PHILIP REED | Market Watch
If you buy a new or used car, and a few days later the dealer tells you there’s been a problem with your financing, alarm bells should go off. You might be the victim of a “yo-yo” financing scam — so...
February 18, 2019 | By Defender News Service
In recent months, many economists and lawmakers have frequently touted how the nation’s economy is performing really well. Often citing historically low unemployment rates, I’ve always felt that such...

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