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Live from Philadelphia

Update: This live event has now concluded. You can watch a recording from the event below, or read Raj’s full remarks. Welcome to the first CFPB livestream!

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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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Working to Give Consumers the Transparency They Deserve

Today, Professor Warren is testifying before Congress on our progress in building the consumer bureau. In her written testimony, she discusses our Know Before You Owe project: At the CFPB, we believe that a simple and straightforward presentation of key credit terms is the best way to level the playing field between borrowers and lenders […]

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CFPB Spending Update

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.

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CFPB Spending Update: First Quarter – 2011

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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September 2010: Transfer Date Announced

Each day this week, we will feature information about an important milestone in the establishment of the new consumer bureau. Today’s post is about our transfer date. Read more of this series. Less than two months after President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner […]

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October 2010: CFPB Implementation Team Moves Into Temporary Headquarters

Each day this week, we will feature information about an important milestone in the establishment of the new consumer bureau. Today’s post is about our temporary home. Read more of this series. In October, the CFPB implementation team moved out of office space spread across three buildings in and around the main Treasury Department headquarters […]

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February 2011: CFPB Website Launches

Each day this week, we will feature information about an important milestone in the establishment of the new consumer bureau. Today’s post – the first in the series – is about the launch of ConsumerFinance.gov. Almost six months before the consumer bureau’s “designated transfer date” of July 21, 2011, the CFPB implementation team launched ConsumerFinance.gov. […]

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Welcome to ConsumerFinance.gov

Welcome to the online home of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This new bureau is in the construction phase, but we’re already hard at work on plans to make consumer financial products and services clearer for Americans.