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50-State Survey: State Predatory Lending Laws Show Significant Changes

2022-06-22T09:01:18-05:00June 22, 2022|Categories: Media Center, Uncategorized|

June 22, 2022 NCLC’s Review of State Consumer Protection Laws Sees States Gaining, Losing Protections for Popular $2,000 Two-Year and $500 Six-Month Installment Loans  WASHINGTON – A new report from the National Consumer Law Center finds progress toward a 36% APR cap for common short-term and longer-term loans in some states. In states that allow [...]

Predatory Installment Lending In the States 2022

2022-06-22T10:27:31-05:00June 10, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

June 2022 © Copyright 2022, National Consumer Law Center, Inc. All rights reserved. 1. How Well Do the States Protect Consumers Against High-Cost Installment Loans? Map 1: APRs Allowed for Six-Month $500 Installment Loan Map 2: APRs Allowed for Two-Year $2,000 Installment Loan 2. Why States Should Cap Interest Rates and Fees 3. The [...]

Consumer and Animal Welfare Advocates to Rally at State Legislature, Urge TAB Bank to Stop Making Predatory Puppy Loans

2022-02-14T10:14:52-05:00February 14, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

SLC rally part of national campaign attacking Ogden-based TAB Bank for fronting for predatory lender offering 189% loans for puppy mill dogs Tuesday, February 15, in advance of National Love Your Pet Day, and in coordination with a nationwide campaign focused on a Utah bank, advocates, students, and concerned citizens will convene on the steps [...]

Consumer Rights Litigation Conference: Know Before You Go

2021-12-03T11:48:30-05:00November 18, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Know Before You Go NCLC is using a platform called the Attendee Hub to host the 2021 Consumer Rights Litigation Conference. Please read the user guide below before December 6th and review all technology instructions to prepare yourself for the virtual event. Get familiar with the Attendee Hub (Virtual Conference Platform) Click here to login [...]

Mack Makishima, Fundraising and Development Communications Manager

2021-08-06T14:30:17-05:00August 6, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mack Makishima is NCLC’s Fundraising and Development Communications Manager. Mack is responsible for communicating with NCLC’s supporters and the consumer law community about our work and developments in the field. He also engages current and prospective donors to expand and strengthen NCLC’s individual giving base of support. Previously, he was a legislative aide and community [...]

National Consumer Law Center Advocates Support Education Department Giving  Loan Relief for 18,000 Former ITT Students but Urge More Action

2021-06-16T09:09:25-05:00June 16, 2021|Categories: Media Center, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 16, 2021 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse ([email protected]) Boston - Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced that it will discharge the federal student loans of 18,000 former for-profit ITT Tech students who applied for borrower defenses to repayment based on significant misrepresentations made by the now-shuttered school. [...]