Category Archives: Financial Reform News

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Sorry, that’s incorrect!

Guess again, or see the real answer here. You can’t sue your credit card company in court. You have to use a private “arbitrator” to settle any disputes.  But – surprise – arbitrators side with credit card companies over 90% of the time.  Read more

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And the Phony Outrage Is…

Only oil companies give more money to Congress than banks Big Banks donate MORE to Congress than Big Oil! So far in 2010, Congress has received over $24 million from Securities and Investment Firms, Commercial Banks, and Miscellaneous Finance companies, compared to less than $6

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Toolkit for National Senate Call-In Week

**Note: The toll-free number will remain active until March 12, so keep calling!** Thanks for participating in National Senate Call-In Week, March 1-4, 2010. The following tools may be useful to your organization during this effort. Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions about

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AFR Response to Chamber of Commerce multi-million dollar hoodwink

Click here to download letter to Senate in response to Chamber of Commerce Dear Members of Congress: Today, a US Chamber of Commerce delegation will descend on Capitol Hill to tell you why you should oppose the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA).  They will

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CFPA One-Pager

Support Strong Protection for Consumers Consumer Financial Protection Agency Meaningful financial reform must make the marketplace safer for all Americans.  It must include an independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) to ensure fairness and safety for American consumers.  Without it, the reform effort will fail

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Field Toolkit: House, Senate, and Conference Materials

This page has been created as a document resource for the AFR Field team and coalition partners. Documents will be updated and added on a regular basis.  Please contact Eileen Toback (eileen@ourfinancialsecurity.org | 202/263-4553) with questions. Conference Click here for the US PIRG scorecard. Top