Payday Lending Advocacy Resources

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is invested in Advocacy to #StoptheDebtTrap and end usurious predatory lending practices around the country. Below you will find resources for you and your congregation that directly address the issue of small-dollar lending. 

Helpful Documents

Payday Lending - A Christian Response
CBF Advocacy and Payday Lending
National Payday Lending Reform and the CFPB
Final CFPB Rule Summary
Faith for Just Lending Principles
U.S. Payday Loan Interest Rates
Predatory Lending - A Resource List

CBFblog Articles

CBF’s Reeves comments on new federal rule to reign in predatory lending (October 2017)
Speak out for predatory lending reform – the time is NOW (October 2016)
Predatory Lending Reform: Working for racial justice (August 2016)
CBF’s Reeves comments on agency’s proposal to reform payday lending (June 2016)
CBF continues full-court press for payday loan reform (May 2016)
Payday loans and the need for Just Lending (November 2015)
CBF Advocacy efforts around payday lending continue and grow (October 2015)
CBF field personnel fights predatory lending in southeast Kentucky with education and advocacy (August 2015)
CBF's Stephen Reeves comments on federal proposal to end payday loan abuses (March 2015)
Cooperative Baptists in Kentucky champion cap on payday loan interest rates (February 2015)
Kentucky faith leaders push bill to prevent unfair payday loan practices (January 2015)
Cooperative Baptists urge Congress to support payday loan reform (December 2014)


Predatory Lending Presentation at EmpowerWest 11/1/17

Web links

Faith for Just Lending Website


"The Ordinance" - A Deidox Documentary
















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