Our report highlights trends and issues reported in servicemember complaints about VA mortgage refinances. We also have direct-to-consumer tips to remember when thinking about refinancing your VA mortgage.
This Veterans Day, the CFPB would like to
recognize veterans, both within the Bureau and nationwide, to thank them for
We have some ways for you to channel your inner financial action hero and be prepared, no matter what the disaster.
Military parents can use back-to-school season as an opportunity to teach their children money management lessons. Here are some basic guidelines and resources.
Be aware of these online and local resources
available for servicemembers and veterans.
When it comes to financing an auto loan, servicemembers should be armed with knowledge about loan choices and what can be negotiated, and should take precautions when entering loan agreements for vehicles. They are often targets of misleading ads or tactics, and inaccurate explanations of benefits.
As many families are preparing to celebrate the Mother’s Day holiday, new family norms are creating the need for alternatives in financial care. Get help with our national Managing Someone Else’s Money Guides.
The number of complaints we receive from the military community continues to grow; from 2014-2015, complaints increased by 13 percent. For the second year in a row, debt collection, mortgages, and credit reporting were the top three complaint categories for the military community. Debt collection—by a large margin—was the top complaint category, comprising nearly half of our military complaints.
We care deeply about protecting veterans and their families in the consumer financial marketplace, and we are especially proud to have more than 180 veterans in our ranks throughout various divisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.