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New York Times on Military Lending

July 29th, 2022|Comments Off on New York Times on Military Lending

A woefully poor New York Times piece was the subject of a recent AFSA blog post aimed at providing some much-needed context. The article, Where Military Paychecks are Prime Targets was replete with mischaracterizations, [...]

SAVE THE DATE! NILA Annual Meeting in Washington DC (November 14 to 16, 2022)

June 29th, 2022|Comments Off on SAVE THE DATE! NILA Annual Meeting in Washington DC (November 14 to 16, 2022)

NILA’s Annual Meeting is to take place between November 14 and 16, 2022, at the Hotel Washington in Washington DC. The agenda is expected to follow the format of past years, with a welcome [...]

CFPB Changes Would Create Unfair Distrust of Named Companies

June 14th, 2022|Comments Off on CFPB Changes Would Create Unfair Distrust of Named Companies

Proposed changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Supervisory Authority Over Certain Nonbank Covered Persons were the subject of a comment letter from our friends at the American Financial Services Association (AFSA). The [...]

Spending on Financial Services Fell During Pandemic (Financial Health Network)

June 9th, 2022|Comments Off on Spending on Financial Services Fell During Pandemic (Financial Health Network)

The Financial Health Network (FHN) recently released its 2022 Fin Health Spend Report, measuring what US Households spent on financial services during the COVID 19 Pandemic. The report notes that overall spending on interest [...]

Black Caucus Institute on Small Dollar Lending and Rate Caps

April 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Black Caucus Institute on Small Dollar Lending and Rate Caps

The Annual Report of the 21st Century Council, a working group of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI), contains some important observations about access to credit and small dollar lending. It also provides  policy [...]

CFPB BNPL Inquiry Should Focus on Leveling Regulatory Playing Field

April 4th, 2022|Comments Off on CFPB BNPL Inquiry Should Focus on Leveling Regulatory Playing Field

A new report from US PIRG contains findings likely to add a new sense of urgency to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB)  investigation into so-called “By Now Pay Later” financing. The report has [...]