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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 [...]

2020-01-09T14:59:32-05:00

The CFPB Should Protect Consumers, Not Abusive Debt Collectors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a debt collection rule that does more to protect abusive collectors than consumers. Urge the CFPB to strengthen the rule to protect consumers from harassment, abuse, and deception by debt collectors, including collection attorneys, and to ensure that consumers receive important information about their rights. Actions You Can [...]

The CFPB Should Protect Consumers, Not Abusive Debt Collectors2019-09-19T13:44:52-05:00

Tell the FCC to maintain strong rules against robocalls

Do you want to keep unwanted robocalls off your cell phone? Recently, Congress passed the bipartisan Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, the latest step forward in providing Americans with relief from the scourge of unwanted robocalls. While the bill lays out a number of requirements of the Federal Communications Commission, more work must be done to protect [...]

Tell the FCC to maintain strong rules against robocalls2020-01-09T14:22:15-05:00

Save Civil Legal Aid Funding!

President Trump has proposed to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation and zero out the critical funding provided to legal services programs in all corners of all 50 states. Civil legal aid ensures fairness for all in the justice system regardless of income. It provides access to legal help to keep homes out of foreclosure, protect [...]

Save Civil Legal Aid Funding!2019-09-17T12:21:02-05:00

Stop 100% APR Loans in Your State!

Tell your U.S. Representative and Senators to take action on two items in Washington, D.C. that could impact predatory lending in every state in the country!  Email your members of Congress || Other actions you can take First, tell your lawmakers to support and co-sponsor the Fair Credit Act, H.R. 5050 (Rep. Chuy Garcia) & S. [...]

Stop 100% APR Loans in Your State!2020-03-12T15:48:40-05:00

Protect the Lifeline Program!

The FCC is proposing to dramatically limit help to millions of low-income families who rely on Lifeline for phone and internet services. This radical change to the Lifeline program will cut off access to affordable internet and voice services that are essential in today’s classrooms, job market, healthcare system, information-based society and economy. Lifeline allows [...]

Protect the Lifeline Program!2019-09-17T12:14:14-05:00

Tell the Senate to End Forced Arbitration!

Urge your Senators to support the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act and put consumers ahead of Wall Street companies and predatory lenders. Tips for advocates || Other actions you can take   Buried in the fine print of many financial and other contracts is a forced arbitration clause that gives companies a “get-out-of-jail-free” card to evade [...]

Tell the Senate to End Forced Arbitration!2020-03-12T15:49:55-05:00