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Director Richard Cordray Remarks at Financial Literacy and Education Commission

February 16, 2017

Good morning. I am glad to welcome everyone here to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission for our first meeting of the year. The commission

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Why My Dumb Hat is a Great Money Lesson

April 25, 2018

Talking about money has always been difficult. Seven in 10 adults consider it rude to bring up the topic, Ally Bank found. Nearly half of

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CFPB’s Mulvaney Asks: What’s in a Name? Maybe Everything

April 25, 2018

Channeling his inner Shakespeare, Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is asking the media to refer to the organization by

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How The Trump New-Look CFPB Lost Its Way With Financial Literacy

January 31, 2018

The Trump administration may be saying all the right things when it comes to raising the level of financial literacy in the U.S. But upheaval

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Who’s in Charge? Politics Threaten National Financial Literacy Agenda

November 30, 2017

In an epic Washington tragicomedy, Republicans and Democrats this week both laid claim to leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ironically, the battle ignited

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DeVos Puts It in Writing: Financial Literacy in School a New Priority

October 17, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been a polarizing figure, crusading for school choice and deriding opponents as “sycophants” and more. Now she is bringing her

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After the Coming Purge at CFPB Here is What Will Be Left Standing

September 13, 2017

Richard Cordray has a tough commute. A resident of Ohio, he shuttles to and from Washington D.C. each week to lord over the financial industry

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Gut Consumer Bureau? Financial Literacy May Get Caught in Crossfire

June 14, 2017

The financial literacy movement is too big to collapse. But a new Treasury Department report that takes aim at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could

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