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CFPA Arbitration Letter of Support

United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515 December 7, 2009 Dear Representative, We write to express our support for Sec. 4208 of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) Act, Title IV of H.R. 4173, which authorizes the CFPA to restrict or prohibit the use

Why Auto Dealers Should Not Be Exempted From the CFPA

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) explains why auto dealers must be covered by the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA). Download this information as a PDF. While the vehicles themselves have never been better, predatory auto sales and financing practices have never been worse.

AFR Poses Questions for Fed Chief Ben Bernanke

Press Release CONTACT: Doug Gordon, (202) 822-5200 x237 LEADING FINANCIAL REFORM COALITION POSES QUESTIONS FOR FED CHIEF BERNANKE Continued Bank Control of Regional Fed Banks Comes Under Fire Will “Too Big to Fail” Taxpayer Bailouts of Reckless Big Banks Remain Policy? Americans for Financial Reform

It’s Not Such a Wonderful Life… has made the clever video below using everyone’s favorite holiday movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” to remind us of the woes facing many families this holiday season. In the midst of so much foreclosure, debt, and job loss, whose side are your representatives in

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Consumerism Commentary

Host Tom Dziubek spoke with Heather Booth, Executive Director of Americans for Financial Reform.  Americans for Financial Reform is a coalition of over two hundred national, state and local consumer, labor, retiree, investor, community and civil rights organizations.  Tom and Heather discussed current and future