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Author archive: Holly Petraeus and Skip Humphrey

Who will you be caring for?

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When servicemembers think of caregiving, odds are they think of the courageous families who care for our wounded warriors. But, some servicemembers themselves may one day face the challenge of another type of caregiving: helping a family member who is aging, sick, or has a disability and needs full-time care. Today, 1 in 8 Americans […]

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Buyer beware – Potentially deceptive mortgage ads are targeting veterans and older Americans

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Today, along with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), our Office of Enforcement sent letters to a number of lenders concerning potential violations of the Mortgage Acts and Practices – Advertising (MAP) Rule, a new rule that took effect in August 2011. The MAP Rule addresses claims and statements in mortgage advertising that may be misleading […]

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