Politics & Government

June 30, 2009 7:27 AM

N.C. advocate for poor to lead creation of Consumer Financial Protection Agency

Eric Stein started out making loans to promote home ownership among poor people in North Carolina. In the process he became an activist fighting shady lending practices to the low-income people he was trying to help. Stein has been recruited to help lead President Barack Obama's goal to create the Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

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