Tag Archives: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Pew poll: Americans want banks to give more details on checking accounts

July 28, 2011

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Republicans in Congress may want the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to die in its infancy, but most Americans are looking forward to the work the bureau will do in bringing more transparency to bank checking account transactions, a new poll has found. Americans with checking accounts believe banks must do a better job of disclosing […]

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Chief adviser for new finance bureau wants to get tough on faulty foreclosures

December 30, 2010

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By Ted Carter A strong and functioning consumer financial protection bureau as envisioned by the Dodd-Frank banking reform law could have prevented the current mortgage foreclosure fiasco, says Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard University law school professor appointed by President Obama to oversee development of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Writing in a Miami Herald […]

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