Recent Blog Posts

Mulvaney Cozies Up to Loan Sharks, Faces Hurdles

Even as acting (and unlawfully appointed) CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney works to strengthen his relationship with predatory payday loan sharks, legal experts say significant obstacles may stand in his way. That’s surely welcome news to consumers. More from American Banker: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faces significant obstacles in reopening... [Read more]


Mulvaney: CFPB Destroyer?

Allied Progress out with a statement on Mulvaney’s latest action to undermine the agency he unlawfully heads: “This is essentially like asking the fox, in what order it would like to eat the hens? It is a troubling move from a man who is clearly hell bent on dismantling the agency he has been tasked with overseeing when he should be fulfilling... [Read more]


Mick Mulvaney: Payday Industry Puppet

Our friends at Allied Progress have put together a collection of research highlighting Trump’s unlawfully appointed CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney’s ties to the legalized loan sharking industry. Here’s more: Yesterday, Mick Mulvaney’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it would waive compliance and reconsider its... [Read more]


Congress Should Oppose Abusive Debt Collection

Our friends at the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) warn of legislation (HR 4550) that would allow debt collection attorneys to engage in abusive practices. MORE: This week, the House Financial Services Committee will vote on whether to open the floodgates to abusive litigation conduct by debt collection attorneys and debt buyers who work in their... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

TN Congressional Delegation Puts Coal in Stockings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 20, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615-815-4544 or andy@tnca.org... 


Tax Scam Passes House, Senators Alexander, Corker should Oppose

As all Republican members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation voted in... 


Cheers, Jeers as Senate Passes Tax Scam

For Immediate Release Date: December 2, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org   Cheers... 


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Consumer Protections

Mulvaney Cozies Up to Loan Sharks, Faces Hurdles

Even as acting (and unlawfully appointed) CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney works to strengthen... 


Mulvaney: CFPB Destroyer?

Allied Progress out with a statement on Mulvaney’s latest action to undermine... 


Mick Mulvaney: Payday Industry Puppet

Our friends at Allied Progress have put together a collection of research highlighting... 


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