Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 4:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Congress is giving service members a more than 2 percent pay hike, the largest since 2011.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:18 am
By David McMillin ·

A new survey shows that young military members are positioning themselves for long-term personal finance success.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Blue ribbon panel releases proposal to reform military retirement plans and give service people with fewer than 20 years some benefits.

Monday, August 26, 2013 5:53 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

The CFA revealed that service personnel are vulnerable to abusive lending practices.

Monday, February 25, 2013 10:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

A foundation is helping the American dream come true for members of the military.

Monday, January 14, 2013 8:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Legislation would give federal agencies more authority to study and enforce the Military Lending Act.

Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:58 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

More than 300 members of the armed forces had their homes illegally foreclosed on.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

The Better Business Bureau advises military service members to beware of financial scams.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 5:06 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

Members of the military who were victims of wrongful foreclosures will receive substantial compensation from their mortgage servicers. The U.S. Department of Justice has reached an agreement with four large lenders — JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and Ally Financial — to provide “any service member who was a victim of a wrongful foreclosure a

Thursday, February 02, 2012 10:00 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Financial scammers who repeatedly victimize active-duty U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families are the target of a new database being developed by four government agencies. The Repeat Offenders Against Military database, known as “ROAM,” will track completed enforcement actions against companies and individuals who repeatedly scam military personnel, according to the Consumer Financial Protection

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