Financial Reform Bill Passes: What's In It For You?

Last Updated Jul 16, 2010 5:06 AM EDT

Here it comes...2300 pages of financial regulatory reform. New England senators Scott Brown, Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins joined all but one democrat in a 60 to 39 vote. (Democrat Russ Feingold voted against the bill, maintaining that it isn't strong enough.) The bill now goes to the President, who will sign it into law. Here's what's in it for you:

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