Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 March 2020

304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197502990

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How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy

Richard Cordray
Foreword by Elizabeth Warren

  • Shares a never-before-published insider story of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from its inaugural director
  • Opens with a foreword from Senator Elizabeth Warren, who was instrumental in the creation of the Bureau
  • Puts financial industry corruption and reform in context by telling the stories of everyday Americans facing issues with credit cards, mortgages, car loans, and student loans
  • Explains political and policy fights over consumer protection in Congress, the Obama administration, and the Trump administration
  • Identifies and describes consumer problems and what can be done about them by our government and by consumers themselves