This blog highlights Military Consumer Protection Month and the year-round Military Consumer Campaign. It also encourages members of the military community to learn more about the organizations, resources and consumer laws that protect them 365 days a year.
Many Americans continue to face economic challenges during these uncertain times. 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 servicemembers and military families safe from financial fraud and unfair or abusive practices.
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. We have 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 highlights complaints from military consumers as well as continuing trends facing the military community in the financial marketplace.
Servicemembers – take advantage of the free tax preparation options available to you and make a plan to kickstart your emergency savings.
Those in the military community have a unique financial journey. Here we debunk five financial myths we commonly see in our work with servicemembers.
Fight zombies, time travel, and become a secret agent – this is not how your parents learned about money!
New report from the Department of Defense highlights the financial well-being of servicemembers.
New research brief from the Office of Servicemember Affairs on the financial well-being of veterans.
This edition of our 50 state report provides data on US- and state-level complaints submitted by servicemembers, veterans, and military families.
When buying a house, servicemembers have the option of taking a home loan guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In this report, we combine two datasets to explore how servicemember home loan choices have changed from 2006 to 2016.
Start saving, or increase your savings goals, with these tips and resources.
A recent law provides additional protections for servicemembers affecting VA refinances, medical debt on credit reports, credit monitoring, and stays on foreclosure. Here’s what to look for in the new laws and when they go into effect.
we’re releasing our sixth annual report highlighting complaints from
servicemembers as well as emerging issues and continuing trends facing the
military community in the financial marketplace.
Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—Stand your guard when it comes to add-on products
When you buy a car, the dealer might offer you optional products or services known as “add-ons”— which could break your budget. Here’s what you need to know.
Don’t let deceptive car ads mislead you when it comes to trading in a car.
Servicemembers should take precautions when buying a car. This is the second post in our blog series with the Federal Trade Commission on buying a car for servicemembers.
Servicemembers should take precautions when buying a car. This is the first post in our blog series with the Federal Trade Commission for servicemembers on buying a car.
Order copies of the Aid & Attendance benefit scam prevention placemat for veterans in your community!
Servicemembers, take these immediate actions to secure your financial freedom
Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting Sept. 21, 2018, thanks to a new federal law. Here’s what you should know.
WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
How to safeguard your credit record and avoid security clearance problems.