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Financial resources for serving servicemembers, veterans, and military families

The CFPB helps servicemembers, veterans and military families navigate the unique financial challenges of service through financial resources, monitoring complaints, and holding companies accountable.

Financial resources for servicemembers

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

The SCRA provides servicemembers certain legal and financial protections, including with respect to wrongful foreclosures and repossessions.

Learn more about SCRA

The Military Lending Act (MLA)

The MLA provides servicemembers with important protections on many loan products.

Illegal military allotment practices

We also work with the Department of Defense to protect against abuses of the discretionary allotment system.

Read about abuses of the military allotment system

We have financial resources for every stage of military service and beyond.

Credit records of young servicemembers and civilians

Credit histories play a critical role in military service. We compared credit records of young servicemembers across the military and with civilians of the same age.

Read the follow-on report on young veterans after military separation (November 2020)

Tools and information for military families

Servicemember complaints

By analyzing complaints from servicemembers, veterans, and military family members, we can monitor the financial challenges facing this community.

Read the latest OSA Annual report (June 2023)

Complaints about identity theft

Complaint data shows military consumers increasingly report debts caused by identity theft.

Read the issue brief