Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Founded to Help All Consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was formed in the wake of the worst financial crisis and ensuing recession since the Great Depression. Banks, mortgage lenders, payday lenders, and their debt collectors had run amok. The few federal agencies with lender oversight did not exist to protect the consumer, but mostly to monitor the financial health of lending institutions.

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