Research and Surveys

CFSA 2018 Annual Conference and Expo

January 4, 2017 | Consumer Credit Wire

CFSA's Conference & Expo is the industry’s largest gathering of short-term credit lenders and service providers, and will be held April 16-19 in Miami, Florida. Register now...

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Short-Term Lenders File For Emergency Relief from Illegal Operation Choke Point Program

November 28, 2016 | Press Releases

Last Wednesday, November 23, the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) and Advance America filed an emergency

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American People Echo Short-Term Credit Consumers By Demanding A Voice In Washington

November 16, 2016 | Consumer Credit Wire

On November 8, the American people voted to elect a president they viewed as a Washington outsider who would change a federal system run by an entrenched political class. The results of this election are the most tangible example of what the short-term lending industry has been saying for years: Washington elites are out of touch with the financial realities of hard-working Americans....

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Politico: Payday-lending crackdown draws 1.4 million letters of protest

October 18, 2016 | Relevant News

A plan to rein in high-cost loans has generated an estimated 1.4 million comments, in what may be a record for any federal rulemaking, as payday lenders pushed back against public opinion and the CFPB with surprising force....

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Economic Impact on Small Lenders of the Payday Lending Rules under Consideration by the CFPB

October 7, 2016 | Research & Surveys

This study includes an evaluation of the impact on the payday lending supply of credit, associated revenues and the profitability of larger storefront ...

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CFSA Projects More Than One Million Customers Oppose CFPB’s Restrictive Payday Lending Rule

October 5, 2016 | Press Releases

Alexandria, Va. –The Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) anticipates that more than one million concerned Americans will have...

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More Than 172,000 Public Comments On CFPB Payday Lending Rule Portal Set A New CFPB Record

September 27, 2016 | Press Releases

Alexandria, Va. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) short-term credit rule comment portal has received more than 172,000 ...

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Evaluating CFPB Simulations of the Impact of Proposed Rules on Storefront Payday Lending

September 21, 2016 | Research & Surveys

This paper evaluates the CFPB’s simulation findings, using a different, larger dataset than that chosen by the CFPB, a dataset that also includes debt service and ...

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