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Senate needs to move forward on confirming new chief for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

There’s good news and bad news for Amer­i­can con­sumers this week. The good news is that on July 21 the land­mark Con­sumer Finan­cial Pro­tec­tion Bureau (CFPB) takes over as the nation’s chief con­sumer bank reg­u­la­tor – it will super­vise mort­gages, cred­it cards, oth­er bank loans, and fees such as those charged for over­draft pro­tec­tion. The failure […]