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Gaping holes in financial protections leave service members at high risk

Agencies whose missions include protecting military members from fraud say federal laws against exploiting service members are easily circumvented. But soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines also need more education about avoiding bad financial decisions.

Tags: DoD , Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , Holly Petraeus , Dwain Alexander , Robert Cooper , workforce , Military Lending Act , Jared Serbu

Friday - 11/22/2013, 04:09am EST
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DoD, CFPB to educate service members against rising debt

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the financial health of service members is important for troop readiness. A new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau details potential problems service members are facing.

Tags: DoD , management , workforce , Leon Panetta , Holly Petraeus , Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , student loans , training , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/19/2012, 05:47am EDT
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Enforcement of SCRA results in expansive settlement with national lender

A recently announced consent decree between Capitol One and the Justice Department is the most sweeping settlement as the Justice Department ramps up enforcement of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

Tags: In Depth , Vicky Schultz , Justice Department , Capitol One , pay & benefits , DoD , military benefits , Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

Friday - 08/03/2012, 09:09pm EDT
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