Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, said the central bank is "committed to developing and enforcing strong rules to protect consumers" and enhance financial literacy. "Many American families are struggling in the aftermath of the financial crisis, which reinforces the need for reliable and useful information to facilitate good financial choices," Bernanke said at an industry gathering. To learn about the CPA profession's efforts to improve financial literacy, visit AICPA's 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Web site.

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