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Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting

Good morning. I am glad to welcome everyone here to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission for our first meeting of the year. The commission continues to be a valuable forum for promoting financial literacy and a catalyst for improving the financial well-being of consumers.

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Financial coaching can benefit consumers

Financial coaching can help consumers achieve their financial goals.  It’s a strategy that financial educators can implement with the people they serve.  Read more about our two briefs: “Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being” and “Implementing Financial Coaching: Implications for Practitioners.”

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Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me today. It is good to be here with so many people who have similar goals and ideals. The thread that ties us together is our shared commitment to the goal of empowering the economically vulnerable among us. At the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, we understand our ultimate goal is to make sure every consumer counts.

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Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting

Thank you and I am glad the Commission is focusing on post-secondary education and financial inclusion, each of which affects the financial well-being of millions of Americans. Today I will talk about some of the ways the Consumer Bureau is working to help young people and their families make more informed decisions about paying for […]

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Category: Press release

CFPB Launches Financial Coaching Initiative

Program Targets Transitioning Veterans and Economically Vulnerable Consumers WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is launching its Financial Coaching Initiative, targeting recently-transitioned veterans and economically vulnerable consumers to help them with their financial goals. The program places 60 certified financial coaches at organizations around the country to provide individualized educational services. […]

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Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Coaching Launch

Thank you for joining us today to announce the launch of our Financial Coaching Initiative. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is offering coaching support to veterans and economically vulnerable consumers during critical times of transition: veterans when they are taking off the uniform and becoming civilians; and economically vulnerable consumers as they are looking for […]