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Written by Laura Roler | May 29, 2015
By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow
The Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released its third annual Snapshots of Complaints Received from Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families. This report provides a review of the 29,500 servicemember complaints received beginning in 2011 through 2014 and details the data, trends, and problems of the military community, as well as the outreach and actions the CFPB is taking to address them.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | May 28, 2015
By Nancy Grade, Licensed Professional Counselor and Air Force Spouse, originally posted on the National Military Family Association's blog, Branching Out
According to the Department of Defense, military spouses are an educated bunch, with over 84% of military spouses having some college education, 25% have earned a four-year degree, 10% have an advanced degree, and 5% have professional licenses.Read more...
Written by Alecia Blair | May 25, 2015
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate
Spring has sprung, and permanent change of station (PCS) season is in full swing! If you’re among the one-third of active servicemembers who receive PCS orders each year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), then you are very aware of the financial costs of these moves that can stress even the most frugal of military families.Read more...