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A Strong Foundation

One year ago, Congress passed and President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which created this new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB). This law establishes a single point of accountability to assure that markets for consumer financial products work for American consumers and for responsible providers of those products. […]

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It’s Always Sunny at the CFPB

This week, I’ll be headed to Capitol Hill to testify before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. I’m looking forward to testifying on our progress in building the CFPB and highlighting our efforts to promote openness and accountability. The timing couldn’t be better: it’s Sunshine Week, a national effort focused […]

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Finding a Home for the CFPB

Location, location, location. That’s the real estate mantra, and the new consumer bureau is following the professional’s lead. We are getting a permanent home, and it’s all about location. Sometime next year, we will move right across the street from the White House complex to 1700 G Street, Northwest, Washington D.C. The White House is […]

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Open for Suggestions: Our Favorite Videos

A couple weeks ago, we asked you to submit your suggestions on building an effective new consumer bureau. Since then, we’ve been taking some of these suggestions and asking members of our team to record video responses. Some of them are pretty camera shy – and some aren’t – but once they started talking about […]

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The CFPB’s Budget

Last year, the President signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which established the new consumer bureau. The central idea behind the creation of the CFPB was the need to increase accountability by consolidating core consumer financial protections that were scattered across government. Previously, seven different federal agencies were responsible […]

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The CFPB and the Religious Community

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau implementation team will hold a roundtable at the White House with key leaders from the religious community. At the new consumer bureau, we spend a lot of time listening. We know that when Americans feel overwhelmed by financial problems, many of them turn to their ministers or other spiritual […]