Tag Archives: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Civil Rights News: U.S. Lacks Class Mobility; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Directed and Ready; Students Blocked from the Polls

Harder for Americans to Rise From Lower Rungs Jason DeParle, New York Times It is becoming increasingly well-documented that there is less social mobility in the United States than other industrialized nations. While poverty and unemployment plague us, income inequality … Continue reading

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Tired of Banks Picking Your Pockets with Debit Card Fees?

In a recent New York Times “Room for Debate” column, Wade Henderson, president and C.E.O. of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Michael Calhoun, president of the Center for Responsible Lending, discuss the need to crack down … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Mobile Phone Consumer Protection; Bilingual Voting Ballots; Education Reform

Wireless Users Will Get Alerts on Excess Use By Edward Wyatt, New York Times The FCC reached an agreement on a consumer protection initiative requiring mobile phone companies to alert users when nearing their voice, text or data limit – … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Breaks Down the Danger of Obstruction to a CFPB Head

Check out this great segment from Rachel Maddow, where she explains how obstruction in the Senate to keep anyone from running the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is incredibly dangerous. Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Talks Attacks to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on The Daily Show

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Lanches Web Site

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making strides in its effort to communicate directly with American consumers, through the launch of its Web site, ConsumerFinance.gov, as well as several social media platforms. Continue reading

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The Need for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Highlighting Elizabeth Warren’s Miami Herald op-ed on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Continue reading

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