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This will drive the GOP nuts—the CFPB is helping low-income people now

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, that agency that has been doing such a great job lately of standing up for regular Americans against Wall Street (which is why Republicans want to destroy it) is back at it, this time helping people who use prepaid debit cards, many of whom don't have bank accounts. The market for prepaid debit cards has grown dramatically in recent years: The number of people using the cards in addition to their checking accounts increased by 50 percent between 2012 and 2014.
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