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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Established by Congress in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the federal agency charged with protecting and educating consumers regarding financial products and services through enforcement of federal consumer financial protection laws. CFPB writes rules, supervises companies, and enforces federal consumer protection laws; restricts unfair, deceptive or abusive acts and practices; takes consumer complaints; promotes financial education; researches consumer behavior; monitors financial markets for new risks to consumers; and enforces laws outlawing discrimination and other unfair treatment in consumer finance. Discover all of the resources available on the CFPB website to help consumers take hold of their financial futures.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau