Thanks & In Case You Missed It!

I wanted to make sure you saw my request yesterday afternoon for Rapid Response tweeting!  (Below) We need you to respond to Representative Hensarling (TX) grilling CFPB director Cordray when he said “I want to know specifically what states you think don’t have adequate regulation for payday lenders that you will pre-empt!” There’s still time today to make sure Representative …

RAPID RESPONSE: Tweets Needed Now

A few minutes ago Director Cordray was questioned by House Financial Services Committee Chair, Rep. Hensarling, about states that have inadequate payday lending regulations. Does your state have inadeqaute PayDay Lending Regulations? If so help us educate Rep. Hensarling and the House Financial Service Committee. Type your state in the sample tweet below (XX) and tweet this message now: @FinancialCmte …

Sample Tweets for Today – March 3, 2015

Just wanted to send one last reminder that today at 2:30pm, CFPB Director Richard Cordray will be testifying before the House Financial Services Committee. You can livestream the hearing online here. The below groups will be LIVE TWEETING the hearing, so be sure to follow them and retweet! AFR: @realbankreform CAP: @moneyjoev PIRG: @edmpirg Public Citizen: @bartnaylor & @chrhines CFA: …

Reminder: Live Tweet The Cordray Hearing Tuesday

Just wanted to make sure this didn’t end up buried in your Friday inbox! Next Tuesday, March 3rd at 2:30pm, Director Cordray will be testifying before the House Financial Services Committee for the semi-annual review of the CFPB. The CFPB is on the front lines of the payday issue and with the payday rule coming in the next few weeks, …

Payday Campaign Update: March 2, 2015

New Poll: Strong Bipartisan Support for Reigning In Abusive Payday Lenders According to a new, bipartisan national poll sponsored by the Center for Responsible Lending, huge majorities across party lines hold unfavorable views of payday lenders, and support regulations to keep payday and car title lenders from making dangerous loans. Voters across the political spectrum are deeply concerned about a …

LIVE TWEET TO #DefendCFPB

Next Tuesday, March 3rd at 2:30pm, Director Cordray will be testifying before the House Financial Services Committee for the semi-annual review of the CFPB. The CFPB is on the front lines of the payday issue and with the payday rule coming in the next few weeks, it’s more important than ever we show our support for the good work of …

Campaign Highlight: Toxic Loans Day of Action

ADVOCATES IN 10 STATE CALL OUT TOXIC LOANS IN DAY OF ACTION Last week, allies and advocates in 10 states held events outside payday and title loan storefronts, calling out predatory lenders who make more than $10 billion in fees each year by trapping an estimated 12 million consumers in a cycle of debt with annual interest rates near 400 …

Sign On: Tell Congress to Stand Up to Wall Street

A quick note to say thank you for your continued support to stop abusive payday loans. And, to urge your organization to sign onto a letter in support of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Link here Also pasted in below: Please take a minute to read the letter and to sign on if you can! Sign on by Friday …

TWEET PAYDAY for the State of the Union

HI ALL! Are you watching the State of the Union tonight? We are, and we hope to hear a strong message from the President on a stable and secure economic future for Americans. Of course, one big factor for families across the country is the crippling effect of predatory lenders. Throughout the night the White House will be taking questions …

Stop the Payday Loan Debt Trap Update – Jan. 20

PAYDAY MESSAGES TO DIRECTOR CORDRAY UNDERWAY! Below are the first appeals in a series of messages we will be sending to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). These messages are great – coming from activists and advocates around the country and calling for strong regulation of payday, auto title and installment lenders. The CFPB is on the front lines of …