The Online Lenders Alliance

Founded in 2005, the Online Lenders Alliance (OLA) is the first trade association in FinTech. The growing online lending industry is providing consumers with more options, and OLA represents a diverse group of innovative companies dedicated to serving the millions of Americans who seek access to credit to meet their financial needs. OLA members are not only required to be compliant with all applicable laws and regulations, they also abide by an extensive set of Best Practices to ensure that customers are fully informed and fairly treated.



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Convenient Loans
for Hard-Working Americans

When Americans need secure and convenient loans, Online Lenders Alliance members take pride in helping out those who need it.

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June 20, 2024 in Press Release, State Policy Press

Online Lenders Alliance Applauds Court Decision Stopping Colorado’s DIDMCA Opt-Out: Temporary Legal Relief Should Be Made Permanent to Protect Consumers’ Credit Access

ARLINGTON, Va. (June 20, 2024)—After a federal judge temporarily stopped Colorado from opting out of the 1980 Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act (DIDMCA)…
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May 16, 2024 in Federal Policy Press, Press Release

Online Lenders Alliance Statement on Supreme Court’s CFPB Ruling

ARLINGTON, Va. (May 16, 2024)—After the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s ruling that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) funding violated the Constitution,…
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March 21, 2024 in Press Release, Research Press, State Policy Press

Three Years Into Illinois Rate Cap, Lender Licenses Are Down 64 Percent, Highlighting How Rate Cap Has Significantly Diminished Consumers’ Access to Credit

-Total Licenses Dropped From 1426 in 2021 to Only 512 Today, Leaving Cash-Strapped Consumers With Fewer Options Than Before Rate Cap’s Implementation- ARLINGTON, Va. (March…
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March 6, 2024 in Consumer Alerts, Press Release

Online Lenders Alliance Marks National Consumer Protection Week By Highlighting Year-Round Efforts to Combat Scams and Fraud in Online Lending

-Consumers Seeking Online Loans Should Look for the OLA Seal and Use OLA’s Consumer Hotline To Report Fraud or Get Answers to Any Questions-  ARLINGTON,…
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