Payment Glossary

DFA (Dodd-Frank Act)

The Dodd-Frank Act was made effective in 2010 to promote financial stability in the U.S. by increasing accountability and transparency.

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    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a government agency that is responsible for protecting consumers from questionable financial practices.

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  • DFI (Development Finance Institution)

    A development finance institution (DFI) is an alternative type of financial institution that provides credit via loans, equity and more.

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