CFPB issues RFI on bureau’s financial education programs

cfpb-logoThe CFPB has issued another Request For Information, this one focusing on the bureau’s consumer financial education programs. The CFPB is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the bureau in assessing the overall efficiency and effectiveness of its consumer financial education programs.

Here are the complete details:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 4, 2018

CONTACT:
Office of Communications
Tel: (202) 435-7170

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ISSUES REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON CONSUMER FINANCIAL EDUCATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) on consumer financial education. The Bureau is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Bureau in assessing the overall efficiency and effectiveness of its consumer financial education programs. This includes the Bureau’s delivery of financial education through online tools, print publications, and community collaborations. This the 11th in a series of RFIs announced as part of Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s call for evidence to ensure the Bureau is fulfilling its proper and appropriate functions. This RFI will provide an opportunity for the public to submit feedback and suggest ways to improve outcomes for both consumers and covered entities. The next RFI in the series will address consumer inquiries, and will be issued next week.

The RFI on consumer financial education is available at: https://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/documents/cfpb_rfi_consumer-education_042018.pdf

The CFPB will begin accepting comments once the RFI is printed in the Federal Register, which is expected to occur on approximately April 9. The RFI will be open for comment for 90 days.

More information about the call for evidence is available at: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy-compliance/notice-opportunities-comment/open-notices/call-for-evidence/

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by regularly identifying and addressing outdated, unnecessary, or unduly burdensome regulations; by making rules more effective; by consistently enforcing federal consumer financial law; and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. For more information, visit consumerfinance.gov.

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