Today, the CFPB is issuing its second spending update. As we stated in our last update, the goal of these releases is to provide you with a snapshot of how we are spending funds so you can gain a broader perspective on how we are using our resources to fulfill our mission.
Today is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day! This day is partly about the fun children can have in seeing your workplace, but it is also a chance for them to think about the future. Money skills are part of that future. Whether or not you take your children to work today, think […]
Since Professor Warren spoke at the Independent Community Bankers of America convention last month, she and I have continued to meet with community banks and credit unions. We were thrilled to reach the milestone of connecting with small providers in all fifty states, but we know there is still more for us to do. As […]
I’ve just joined the CFPB as the Associate Director for Consumer Education and Engagement. I come from outside Washington, D.C., and from outside government. I moved across the country to do this job because, like my colleagues, I believe in the mission of the CFPB. That mission is to promote a fair, transparent, and competitive […]
April is National Financial Literacy Month! Read the Presidential Proclamation here. At the CFPB, we’re working to raise awareness by offering a few seasonal tips to help you get your financial house in order and spring into financial security. Stay tuned in the days ahead for blog posts and other new content. Dust off Your […]
In our first week on the job, Professor Elizabeth Warren set a goal for the new consumer bureau: to reach out to small, independent bankers from all 50 states before July 21st. We are excited to announce that she has reached her goal early after speaking to bank heads from Arizona, New Jersey, New Hampshire, […]
What do tap water, your eyeglasses, and the Consumer Bureau all have in common? They’re all better when they’re transparent! Okay, that was a pretty bad joke. But it reflects something we take very seriously here at the Bureau: That transparency is a core value, and that living by it will make us a better […]
Today, the CFPB is issuing its first spending update. In our spending update, we will provide a snapshot of quarterly and year-to-date spending and the funds we have received. We will provide a description of major purchases or financial commitments we have made during the quarter. The goal of these updates is to provide you […]