Financial Watchdog Wants Troops' Input
The government’s newest consumer watchdog is looking for information about financial services targeted to members of the military. In a press release issued this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asked soldiers and their families to write in about the current state of products, programs and educational efforts geared to helping them financially.
“Military families face unique challenges especially when it comes to their finances,” Holly Petraeus, the bureau’s chief of servicemember affairs, said in the release. “By identifying the products and services that aim to assist their particular needs, our office will be able to better serve servicemembers and their families.”
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