Cap Overdraft Fees: Support the CFPB’s Junk Fees Proposal

Comment today to let the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau know how important it is to you to stop abusive overdraft fees.

Urge the CFPB to Stop Forced Arbitration Fine Print Traps Now

Join us in calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to write a rule to rein in forced arbitration in the financial services marketplace.

The Threat to the CFPB – and How You Can Help

We are urging advocates on the ground to submit letters to the editor in their local papers highlighting examples of the devastating problems they are seeing and how the CFPB can help.

Regulate Digital Payday Lenders

Fintech companies have found loopholes in state consumer credit laws designed to protect borrowers. We need to protect consumers from exploitation by digital payday lenders, and we cannot allow fintech companies to undo those efforts. Sign the petition organized by our allies at Americans for Financial Reform, the Center for Responsible Lending, and others in their coalition.

Reject the TABS Act and Defend the CFPB

Rep. Andy Barr’s bill, the Taking Account of Bureaucrats’ Spending (TABS) Act would replace the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s stable funding mechanism. It’s a gift to predatory lenders. Sign and send a message to your Representative and Senators today!

Stop Credit Card Junk Fees

Credit card late fees have become a huge profit center for big banks and primarily impact subprime borrowers, trapping them in cycles of debt. Join NCLC, our allies at More Perfect Union and others in their coalition to support the CFPB’s proposed rule to put strong limits on these regressive fees.

Other Ways to Engage

  • Contact Congress
    • Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121
    • Look up the numbers for the individual offices of the House and Senate.
    • Find your U.S. Representative here.

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