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AFR Statement: Congressional Move Is a Sellout to Payday Loansharks
December 1, 2017 – 1:18 pm

“Attempts to roll back this protection for consumers are nothing more than a sellout to the predatory payday lenders who want to continue to enrich themselves by trapping people in a painful cycle of debt. Congress should reject this and other attempts by payday lenders to undo a common sense rule based on the common sense principle of ability to repay.”

Letter to Congress: Enhanced Financial Protections for Small Businesses
April 14, 2017 – 5:29 pm

“Small businesses are a primary driver of job growth and wealth creation in the United States, providing more than half the country’s jobs and two-thirds of net new jobs. …There is a strong and growing consensus that small businesses should have stronger federal protections in the financial marketplace. …The best agency to oversee protections for small businesses is the CFPB. The CFPB is the primary enforcer of the core statutes that protect borrowers and other users of financial services against misconduct.”

AFR and 47 Organizations Support CFPB’s Proposal to Publish Consumer Complaint Details
September 19, 2014 – 7:52 am

AFR joined 47 organizations in supporting the CFPB’s work to make its complaint database public and accessible by consumers. This will help consumers make more informed decisions about how to choose the best products and services for their needs, and how to protect themselves from problems.

SAFER Supports Elizabeth Warren
July 29, 2010 – 10:53 am

SAFER: A Committee of Economists and Other Experts for Stable, Accountable, Fair and Efficient Financial Reform
July 26, 2010
Dear Mr. President:
We are writing concerning the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 which …

Rep. Maloney: Warren is the Best Person for CFPB Director
July 20, 2010 – 9:53 am

July 16, 2010
Elizabeth Warren is the best person for Director of the
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Sign a letter to the President urging her nomination
Deadline for signatures COB Tuesday July 20
Dear Colleague,
Now that the Senate has …

AFR: Improve the Senate Offer on Consumer Protection Agency
June 24, 2010 – 12:02 pm

June 23, 2010
Dear House Conferee:
While the Senate offer on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is generally good for consumers, there are a number of outstanding issues that need further enhancement.  Our priorities for improving the …

AFR to Conference Committee: Oppose HR 4173 Exemption of Attorneys Engaged in Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Consumer Financial Practices
June 22, 2010 – 9:27 am

Oppose the House Offer on H.R. 4173 to Exempt Attorneys Engaged in Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Consumer Financial Practices
June 22, 2010
House-Senate Conferees, H.R. 4173
Dear Senator or Representative:
Americans for Financial Reform and the undersigned organizations – …