Although I often heard about the issues I mentioned, I was surprised to hear at nearly every stop about the challenges that servicemembers and Education Services Officers were facing when it came to decisions about where to spend hard-earned GI Bill and Tuition Assistance benefits. Here are some of the stories that I heard:
Remarks by Hollister K. Petraeus Assistant Director for Servicemember Affairs Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Higher Ed Day DoD Worldwide Education Symposium 2012 July 25, 2012 Good morning, everyone! I’d like to thank Carolyn Baker, both for the introduction and for her part in my being invited to come here today and speak to you. It’s […]
Servicemembers and veterans are very attractive to for-profit colleges because they fill a need to enroll students who are not using Title IV federal education funds.
Prepared Remarks by Holly Petraeus Assistant Director for the Office of Servicemember Affairs Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Attorneys General Announcement on GI Bill Lead Generators Press Conference Washington, D.C. June 27, 2012 I’d like to start by thanking Attorney General Conway for his leadership on this issue, as well as Generals Madigan and Biden and […]
First and foremost are the financial concerns of military homeowners.
Written Testimony of Hollister K. Petraeus Assistant Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Servicemember Affairs Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Washington, D.C. June 26, 2012 Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Shelby, and distinguished members of the Committee: thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about the Office […]