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COVID-19 & Consumer Protections

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating upheaval in people’s lives, especially the most vulnerable, and NCLC is working with allies, government officials, and businesses, to help. This list of resources, which will be updated as new information is available, is a guide to help families navigate their financial lives during these turbulent times. It also includes [...]

COVID-19 & Consumer Protections2020-03-28T15:16:45-05:00

Rent-a-Bank Loans

🧐 Predatory Rent-a-Bank Loan Watch List by State🧐 Policy Briefs & Fact Sheets Brief: FDIC/OCC Proposal Would Encourage Rent-a-Bank Predatory Lending, December 2019 Fact Sheet: Stop Payday Lenders Rent-a-Bank Schemes, November 2019 Op-eds & Media Hits Op-Ed: Rent-a-bank schemes trample voters' and states' rights by Lauren Saunders, Feb. 8, 2018 Comments & Testimony Testimony of [...]

Rent-a-Bank Loans2020-03-17T15:39:21-05:00

Medical Debt

Fair Debt Collection The leading treatise on the FDCPA, the statute that dramatically alters how collection agencies, debt buyers and attorneys collect consumer debts. Subscribe Now! Model Statutes || Policy Analysis || Webinars  Model Statutes What States Can Do to Help Consumers: Medical Debt, April 2019 Model Medical Debt Protection Act, September 2019 Policy Analysis Policy Briefs, [...]

Medical Debt2020-02-12T09:55:35-05:00

Campaign for the Future

NCLC’s vision is for a nation in which economic opportunity is available to all. The Campaign for the Future will transform NCLC into a stronger and more sophisticated consumer rights and economic justice advocacy organization—the kind of organization needed to achieve our vision. Over the past year, NCLC has engaged our Board, Partners Council, [...]

Campaign for the Future2020-01-28T15:47:57-05:00

Video: Visionaries Profile

The work of the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and its network is profiled in the 23rd season of Visionaries, the award-winning public television series hosted by acclaimed actor Sam Waterston of Grace and Frankie, and formerly of The Newsroom and Law & Order. The episode, now being shown on PBS stations across the country, [...]

Video: Visionaries Profile2019-11-26T10:16:48-05:00

Congress recently passed legislation to stop some unwanted robocalls but critical measures must be taken by the FCC. Congress just passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act and telemarketers, scammers, and debt collectors are officially on notice! Now it is critical that the FCC hear from consumers like you who are still being abused by harassing and [...]


CFPB’s Proposed Debt Collection Rule: Briefing and Action Items

June 19th 2-3PM (ET) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published its Proposed Debt Collection Rule in the Federal Register and comments are due August 19. Join us on June 19, 20192:00-3:00PM (ET) for a Briefing and Strategy Session co-sponsored by the National Consumer Law Center and Americans for Financial Reform. We will discuss what [...]

CFPB’s Proposed Debt Collection Rule: Briefing and Action Items2019-06-17T09:18:28-05:00

Student Loans Archive

Report and Briefs Issue Brief: Federal Student Loan Relief after a Disaster: Your Guide to Short-Term and Long-Term Options, January 2018 (1-page Guide to Short-Term Relief with Two Quick Calls) Préstamos Estudiantiles Después de un Desastre Natural: Su Guía Sobre Opciones de Asistencia a Corto y Largo Plazo, Enero 2018 Préstamos Federales Estudiantiles Después de [...]

Student Loans Archive2019-08-23T10:17:35-05:00