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Beat High Bank Fees

Banks rely on consumer indifference when they raise fees. They count on consumers not shopping around. PIRG’s Big Banks, Bigger Fees reports routinely find that small banks and credit unions are not following the big banks’ lead; they still offer many free or low cost accounts.

Coalition Letter: Oppose Rent-to-Own Exemptions in State Budget

The undersigned groups urge the Joint Committee on Finance to oppose any motion to weaken consumer protections related to rent-to-own (“RTO”) financial transactions as the legislature finalizes the biennial budget. To preserve transparency in the financial marketplace and to maintain a level playing field between consumers and the RTO industry, RTO transactions must continue to be subject to the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

A New Direction In Driving Trends

After a 60 year boom, driving is on the decline in the U.S. and no likely scenario shows it returning to previous levels of growth. 

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Defend the CFPB

Tell your senators to oppose the “Financial CHOICE Act,” which would gut Wall Street reforms and destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as we know it.

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