The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Staff at the Office of Service Member Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are there to see that military personnel and their families have a voice at the “CFPB.” They understand that military life can have some extra challenges, such as deployment and frequent moves, and that those challenges can sometimes have powerful financial repercussions. They also know that there are businesses and scammers that target service members with bad deals and outright rip-offs, and that there are other businesses that treat them well.
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy (American Institute of CPAs) – Members of our nation’s Armed Forces are trained to defend our country in a moment’s notice. But like non-Service members, they have to take care of the home front too. Understanding budgeting, saving and investing is a first step toward financial freedom.