Check Cashing/Other Fee-Based Services

Press Releases

Studies

Testimony and Comments


Press Releases

  • Scorecard Shows Consumers Pay Steep Rates for Small Loans, 05/13/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Senator Dodd For Moving Forward on Financial Reforms, Calls for Improvements to Protect Consumers and Investors, 03/15/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Hails House Passage of H.R. 4173, "The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act," 12/11/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges the House of Representatives to Strengthen and Pass Financial Regulatory Reform, 12/08/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds the Introduction of Senator Dodd's Financial Reform Package, 11/10/09. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Congratulate Senator Merkley on Introduction of Deceptive Loan Check Elimination Act, 08/06/09. (PDF)
  • Durbin, Schumer Propose New Credit Safety Agency For Consumers, 03/10/09. (PDF)
  • High Cost of Check Cashers, 08/21/97. (PDF)

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Studies

  • Consumers Pay Steep Premium to "Bank" at Check Cashing Outlets, 11/16/06. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • Comments to Treasury on Proposed Rule to Mandate Electronic Deposit for All Federal Benefits, 08/16/10. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett before the Senate Commerce Committee on Consumer Protection and the Credit Crisis, 02/26/09. (PDF)
  • CFA and NCLC Letter to Sec. Paulson Re: Protecting Recipients of Exempt Federal Funds, 07/11/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation Joins NCLC and Other Consumer Interest Groups in Testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee on Protecting Social Security Beneficiaries from Predatory Lending, 06/24/08. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Jean Ann Fox before the House Ways and Means Committee on Protecting Social Security Beneficiaries from Predatory Lending, 06/24/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Testimony Submitted for FDIC Public Hearings Regarding the Deposit Insurance Application of Wal-Mart Bank, 03/29/06. (PDF)

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