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Federal Regulators Again Target Short-Term Lending, Hurting Struggling Americans They Claim to Help

We've often highlighted how federal and state regulators who target short-term lenders only end up hurting the struggling Americans they claim to be helping.

That dynamic is even more pronounced in times of increasing economic uncertainty like today.

According to a 2018 study from the federal government itself, nearly 40% of American families don’t possess sufficient savings to cover even a $400 emergency expense, including 51% of military service members living paycheck-to-paycheck.   For such people, credit cards aren’t always a viable option and traditional bank loans aren't feasible because of the small amounts involved.

They can, however, access desperately-needed money for the short-term via consumer finance loans.   Unfortunately, the Biden Administration, the Pelosi…[more]

July 05, 2022 • 07:23 PM

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Statement on the Passing of Bruce Herschensohn Print
By Jeff Mazzella
Tuesday, December 01 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we share the sad news of the passing of our friend and Center for Individual Freedom board member Bruce Herschensohn. 

Bruce was an extraordinary man who lived a remarkably accomplished life.  He moved so many people as a film-maker, writer, author, TV commentator, presidential advisor, professor, U.S. Senate candidate in California and board member, among many other pursuits. Bruce’s knowledge of history was unparalleled. His love of country and the cause of freedom unmatched. Most of all, Bruce was truly loved by all who were fortunate to know him.

We are incredibly grateful to him for his contributions to our organization and our country. He will be missed by all.

Godspeed, Bruce. 

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