The CFPB works to protect servicemembers in the financial market, engage military stakeholders, and monitor the market to identify risks to servicemembers, veterans, and military families.
Credit reporting companies should do more to ensure that servicemembers receive the free credit monitoring services they are legally entitled to
Active duty and National guard members are entitled to free electronic credit monitoring.
WARNO: They call themselves “coaches” or “consultants” and advertise their ability to assist you with your VA benefits claim but may not be accredited to practice before the VA
Seeking help from a VA-accredited attorney, claims agent, or VSO representative can ensure you receive assistance throughout the claims process with VA and avoid excessive fees.
The CFPB recently filed an amicus brief to ensure military families are able to sue creditors that violate the Military Lending Act.
Time is running out for student loan servicers to help servicemembers with student loans get debt relief
Student loan servicers with military borrowers should act quickly to identify and notify military borrowers about the PSLF Limited Waiver before October 31, 2022.
Servicemembers face unique challenges in the financial marketplace. The CFPB is working to protect servicemembers and military families from costly auto loans and wrongful repossessions.
Servicemembers should guard against predatory lenders outside military bases, including those that require them to use the allotment system to repay loans.
Getting sick or injured can often result in a heavy financial burden, including mounting medical bills, aggressive debt collection and coercive credit reporting. Learn about the VA’s new rule to put patients first and how to protect against surprise medical bills.
This week CFPB partnered with other agencies to ensure that American servicemembers enjoy the full protections of the Military Lending Act.
A joint fraud advisory from the CFPB and VA on how to avoid common VA home loan scams.
Learn how Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) products work, and important details to help you decide whether or not to use them for purchases.
July is Military Consumer Month, and we are partnering with the FTC and DoD throughout the month to spotlight key financial issues impacting the military community.
The Office of Servicemember Affairs year in review: Working together to protect servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Today, we’re releasing our eighth annual report highlighting the activities of the Office of Servicemember Affairs as well as complaints and emerging issues facing the military community in the financial marketplace.
This blog highlights resources that servicemembers, military families and educators can use to teach children, teens, and young adults how to manage money.
Military families face unique financial challenges, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. The new Your Money, Your Goals military guide provides resources to help military families overcome these challenges and improve their financial well-being.
CFPB’s Section for Students and Young Consumers released new podcast episodes. Subscribe today.
GI Bill education benefits are not unlimited, so make sure you have a plan to use them wisely. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ GI Bill Comparison Tool, the Department of Education’s College Scorecard website, and the CFPB’s Your Financial Path to Graduation Tool can help.
The CFPB honors and supports the military community during National Veterans and Military Families Month with new tools and resources.
Military Consumer focuses on all aspects of consumer protection and financial well-being for the military community in July and beyond.
As Consumer Financial Protection Week comes to a close, the CFPB continues to be here for you with resources to explain your rights, options and protections during the coronavirus pandemic.
Learn about the consumer protection laws that keep members of the military and their families safe from fraud, scams, and financial harm.
New research report from the Office of Servicemember Affairs detailing the credit records of young servicemembers.
This Military Appreciation Month we salute the service not only of active-duty servicemembers, activated National Guard and Reserve personnel, but also uniformed medical professionals from the U.S. Public Health Service called into action to fight COVID-19.
Although active duty servicemembers continue to receive their pay, some military families face financial strain due to the coronavirus. The CFPB has resources that can help.
Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
The Office of Servicemember Affairs’ annual report is a review of the CFPB’s work over the past year in fulfilling our duty to help military families.