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CFPB and Military’s Top Uniformed Lawyers Release Joint Statement of Principles

The Judge Advocate Generals and the CFPB, among other things, will work together to identify potential violations of federal consumer financial laws and establish a single point of contact within the CFPB’s Enforcement Division that will allow members of the Judge Advocate Generals’ Corps to share information on consumer complaints from servicemembers and military families.

Category: At the CFPB |
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An Accountable Consumer Bureau

Last week, Professor Warren testified before Congress on our progress in building the consumer bureau. She talked about the many ways in which the CFPB is accountable to Congress, and to you, the public we’re here to serve. From her testimony: “The CFPB was designed to increase accountability by consolidating into a single agency the […]

Category: Info for consumers |
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Better Together: How NCPW partner agencies are protecting consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will bring together under one roof a collection of important consumer protection duties that used to be scattered across the federal government. This week, we join a variety of government agencies to mark National Consumer Protection Week. This week is about raising awareness of your rights and resources as a […]

Category: At the CFPB |
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Professor Warren Speaks to Consumers Union

This afternoon, Professor Warren spoke at an event celebrating the 75th anniversary of Consumers Union. During her speech, she spoke about the CFPB’s emphasis on clear prices and risks, which will help consumers make the choices that are best for themselves and their families. She also announced a conference one week from today on the […]

Category: At the CFPB |
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Holly Petraeus Testifies Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee

Today, Holly Petraeus testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. She spoke about the unique role of the Office of Servicemember Affairs in addressing financial issues that affect military families: Within the CFPB, our job is to make sure that every division of the CFPB understands the unique military community and the financial issues […]

Category: At the CFPB |
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Responding to Your Suggestions

We’ve had a fun, busy day: launching the website, checking out suggestions as they come in and rounding up a few of our staffers to respond to your suggestions. And now we’ve just posted the first of these Open for Suggestions response videos. Rich Cordray, the leader of our Enforcement team, responds to a suggestion […]