Enhanced Consumer Financial Protection After the Financial Crisis

Published: July 19, 2011

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Michael D. Calhoun
Date Filed: July 19, 2011

Unsustainable lending pushed us into the financial crisis, and  sustainable lending and responsible consumer financial services products are needed to restore and maintain economic health.  An independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), as enacted by the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA or Dodd-Frank), is critical to reestablishing these sustainable lending practices.