July is designated as National Military Consumer Protection Month!

July is designated as National Military Consumer Protection Month!

Make each day of this Military Consumer Protection Month a step forward on your path to being a smarter and safer consumer by exploring the resources below:

Military Consumer is a joint initiative by federal and state agencies, consumer advocates, and military support groups from […]

Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

 

Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

 

November 10, 2016 Service men and women are, unfortunately, often the targets of scams. One con that preys on military members is predatory lending, when unscrupulous companies use false promises to trick borrowers into bad loans.

 

How the Scam Works:

You get an offer – […]

FTC Military Consumer Toolkit

For military folks, financial decisions can have long-term effects on family life, security clearance, and mission readiness. In fact, the Department of Defense (DoD) has said that financial readiness is a critical part of the force’s mission readiness. It makes sense: when you know how to manage your money – and how to spot a […]

Holly Petraeus Discusses Consumer Scams – NCPW

The following article was originally published on the CFPB website.

Consumer Scams Written by Holly Petraeus

Since this is National Consumer Protection Week, it seems appropriate to give you a few tips about how to protect yourself from scams. Here are a few things that I’ve told to military audiences that I want you to […]

Military Saves!

Military Saves encourages the military community to meet immediate needs and build long-term wealth through saving and debt reduction.

What is Military Saves?

Military Saves is a national campaign to persuade, motivate, and encourage military families to save money every month, and to convince leaders and organizations to be aggressive in promoting automatic savings.

Why […]