FCAN and Americans for Financial Reform on WSLR-FM

Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) Consumer and Payday Campaigns Manager Candace Archer Ph.D. and Bill Newton, FCAN Deputy Director appear on WLSR's Peace and Justice Report with Tom Walker to discuss predatory lending, the CFPB, and consumer financial reform. Read more

Published: 08/16/22

EasyPay Finance’s Predatory Loans Harm Veterans and Servicemembers

TAB Bank and EasyPay Finance’s Predatory Loans Harm Veterans and Servicemembers
Military service members, veterans, and their families report outrageously high interest rates and deceptive... Read more

Published: 05/27/22

FCAN joins coalition of 400 groups to overturn "Fake Lender" rule

FCAN applauds the House for voting for the Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the OCC’s “fake lender” rule, which allowed predatory lenders to evade state interest rate laws by putting a bank’s name on the paperwork. In a 218-208 bipartisan vote, The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve SJ Res 15, a resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) . Now that both chambers of Congress have approved this resolution, we look forward to President Biden signing the bill into law. Read more

Published: 06/29/21

Still time to call DeSantis on PIP repeal

Call Gov. Ron DeSantis today at 1-800-342-3557 Tell him to sign Senate Bill 54 that repeals PIP and replaces it with mandatory BI. Studies show drivers will save about 35% or $350 per year if Gov. DeSantis signs this bill into law. or email DeSantis today, tell him you want to save $350 per year on your auto insurance Read more

Published: 05/27/21

FCAN Hurricane Season Media Guide -- Data, Resources, Interview Opportunities

FCAN Hurricane season data, resources and interview opportunities from the Public Interest Network Read more

Published: 05/27/20


Hurricane Resilience
By Bill Newton, FCAN Deputy Director
Resilience means being able to withstand hurricanes. We want resilient homes and resilient cities. But what is it exactly and how do we... Read more

Published: 03/02/20

Strengthen Our Homes

By Bill Newton, deputy director
After the devastation of Hurricane Michael, UF Professor David Prevatt surveyed the damage and wrote a report about the impact on Florida homes. His report said... Read more

Published: 02/05/20

Hurricane Prep With No Money

The Federal Reserve says 4 in 10 adults don’t have $400 for an emergency. If a storm is coming, what do you do? Most pre-storm lists are for people with money. What about those that don’t have the cash to load up at Home Depot? Read more

Published: 06/19/19


Auto insurance costs too much! Learn why here READ MORE


Holding business and corporations accountable is crucial to protecting consumers. READ MORE

Health Care

The American Health Care system isn’t working but it doesn’t have to be that way. READ MORE


Bees impact our food, economy, and health; it’s time to protect them. READ MORE