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Financially Empowering Stay-at-Home Partners

(182) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 4:24 PM

At the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, our mission is to empower consumers and strengthen their financial independence. We want to make it easier for people who can afford credit to get it. And if we find that the rules we administer are having the opposite effect, we will act to...

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Advancing Consumers' Interests

(30) Comments | Posted February 29, 2012 | 11:00 PM

As President John F. Kennedy said in 1962, "The federal government -- by nature the highest spokesman for all the people -- has a special obligation to be alert to the consumer's needs and to advance the consumer's interests." That obligation is at the heart of the Consumer Financial Protection...

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Standing Up for Consumers

(841) Comments | Posted January 4, 2012 | 1:15 PM

Today, I was appointed by President Obama to serve as the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I am honored by this opportunity to continue my work on behalf of consumers. And I am energized by the responsibilities and challenges facing the Bureau.

The importance of this day...

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