The Illinois Asset Building Group (IABG) is a diverse statewide coalition invested in building the stability and strength of Illinois communities through increased asset ownership and asset protection.

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Legislative Update: IABG's Priorities Advance

IABG advocates for policies that close the racial wealth gap and expand savings opportunities. Illinois' regular legislative session ended on May 31, and we saw progress on many of our policy priorities that impact Illinoisans with low incomes.

June 03, 2016 | 1:50pm | Jody Blaylock
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CFPB Releases Proposed Rules on Predatory Lending

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released proposed rules aimed at addressing some of the worst abuses of the payday lending and auto title lending industries. While we commend the CFPB for taking this important step, we believe that the rules can and should be strengthened in order to make the loans safer and less costly.

June 02, 2016 | 11:11am | Lucy Mullany
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Consumer Protections Bill Passes the Illinois General Assembly

The Wage Assignment & Consumer Protections Bill (SB2804) passed out of the Illinois House unanimously today. Having passed the Senate earlier this month, it now heads to the Governor's desk for his signature. 

May 31, 2016 | 11:53am |
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