CBF’s Reeves comments on new federal rule to reign in predatory lending
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CBF’s Reeves comments on new federal rule to reign in predatory lending

October 5, 2017 DECATUR, Ga. — Stephen K. Reeves, who leads the advocacy efforts for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, commented on the long-awaited rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to rein in the payday and auto-title loan industry. The CFPB’s rule announced today aims at stopping payday debt traps by requiring lenders to … Continue reading

Speak out for predatory lending reform — the time is NOW
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Speak out for predatory lending reform — the time is NOW

Critical and Historic Moment for Predatory Lending Reform YOUR Voice is Needed TODAY! Go here TODAY to tell the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau you want a strong rule to protect borrowers nationwide from predatory lending. For tips and suggestions on making an effective comment, click here. The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship began coordinated advocacy and public witness efforts at the … Continue reading

Baptist leaders call for comments on proposed payday loan rule
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Baptist leaders call for comments on proposed payday loan rule

By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver ATLANTA — This is a “momentous time” for reforming payday and auto-title lending in the United States, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leader told attendees September 15 at the 2016 New Baptist Covenant Summit in downtown Atlanta. Reeves, who serves as CBF associate coordinator for partnerships and advocacy, joined Willie … Continue reading

Religious Leaders Call for End to Abusive Payday Lending Practices
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Religious Leaders Call for End to Abusive Payday Lending Practices

Contact: Aaron Weaver, aweaver@cbf.net, 770.220.1610 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representing diverse theological views from across the country, today faith leaders united their efforts to take a single message to Capitol Hill. Faith & Credit Roundtable and members of the Faith for Just Lending coalition together called for stronger regulation to close what they believe are dangerous loopholes … Continue reading

CBF’s Reeves comments on agency’s proposal to reform payday lending
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CBF’s Reeves comments on agency’s proposal to reform payday lending

June 2, 2016 DECATUR, Ga. — Stephen K. Reeves, who leads the advocacy efforts for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, commented on the long-awaited proposal from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to reign in the payday and auto-title loan industry. The CFPB’s proposal announced today forces lenders to determine if some borrowers can afford to take … Continue reading