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Testimony of Hollister K. Petraeus before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Shelby, and distinguished members of the Committee: thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about the Office of Servicemember Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the role we play in the financial well-being of servicemembers and their families.

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Testimony of Hollister K. Petraeus Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia

Consider this mandate to educate servicemembers and their families to be one of the OSA’s highest priorities. In my years working with servicemembers and their families, I have seen them targeted by financial scams and unethical practices that might have been avoided if they knew the costs and the red flags of a bad deal.

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Testimony of Holly Petraeus before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs

The Dodd-Frank Act authorizes the OSA to work in partnership with the Pentagon to see that military personnel and their families receive strong financial education, to monitor their complaints about consumer financial products and services – and responses to those complaints – and to coordinate efforts by federal and state agencies to improve consumer financial protection measures for military families.