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Format: 11-24-2014
Format: 11-24-2014
Economic insecurity has become the “new normal” in America. Ten million Americans are out of work, and the vast majority of Americans have seen their incomes stagnate or decline over the past decade...
October 28, 2010 | Report |
For many years, health care costs have been steadily rising. As employers have moved into insurance coverage options with greater out-of-pocket expenses or have stopped providing health care coverage...
October 20, 2010 | Report |
Mark Rukavina
Recent federal action, including the passage of the Credit Card Bill of Rights of 2009 and the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, provided needed regulation and oversight of the...
August 31, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Increasing numbers of low- and middle-income families use credit cards for basic living expenses. As health care costs have increased and health insurance coverage has become inadequate, medical...
December 14, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Watch LIVE today, Wednesday, October 26, the CFPB's Raj Date will speak in Minneapolis about student loans at 1 PM Eastern. Streaming video below. America's students are facing a serious threat...
December 2, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Credit card debt continues to threaten the financial stability of many low- and middle-income families in the United States, hampering their ability to save and move up the economic ladder. When...
July 28, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Even before the downturn, millions of households were experiencing difficulties meeting the most basic expenses. Now, as families experience declining home values and tightened credit markets, many...
July 28, 2009 | Report |
Dear Senator: I urge you to support S. 414, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, which is expected to come before the full Senate in the coming days. The...
May 11, 2009 | Advocacy Letter |
Dear Representative and member of the Financial Services Committee: The undersigned consumer, civil rights, small business, investor, community and labor organizations representing tens of millions...
April 2, 2009 | Advocacy Letter |
America’s financial system has undergone a severe shock that is still cascading throughout the real economy. As financial institutions, their investors and homeowners have lost several trillion...
January 8, 2009 | Policy Brief |