Tag Archives: CFPB

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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.

Washington Post: Bankers Making Turkeys out of Taxpayers

Dana Milbank of the Washington Post published this column today, pointing out how much the nation’s bankers have to be thankful for as they sit down for Thanksgiving turkeys tomorrow.  Here’s an excerpt: At this time last year, the American financial system was near collapse,

The Card Game

Have you ever waded through pages and pages of credit card contracts in an attempt to figure out what your interest rate will be? Have you overdrawn your account by a few cents, only to get slammed with a disproportionate fee? Would you be upset

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Script for Calling Congress About the CFPA

Download this information as a PDF. Use this when contacting Congress and asking for support for the Consumer Financial Protection Agency.   Senate contact information: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm House contact information: https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml     SCRIPT:   Hi, my name is ____________ and I am calling from _________

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The CFPA: Problems and Solutions

Download this information as a PDF. Restore Confidence and Prevent Another Disaster: Support the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA), H.R. 3126   Problem: Seven different government agencies had the power to stop the reckless risk-taking that wrecked our economy, but they didn’t use it. Lax