servicemembers can protect their credit with credit alerts

While on active duty, your identity can be at risk. Protect yourself from harm by utilizing the following credit alerts provided by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Dod final MLA rule

The Department of Defense today issued the final Military Lending Act (MLA) rule. The final rule announced today amends the definition of “consumer credit” covered by the regulation to more closely align with the broad, traditional definition of credit covered by the Truth in Lending Act. For more information, click the button above.

Continued Roadblocks from Student Loan Servicers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released a report indicating the continued challenges faced by servicemembers when they contact student loan servicers to invoke the military rights and protections earned through their service. Click the button above to read the full article.

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CFO Atwater encourages Florida's military servicemembers and their families to start saving today in order to build a solid financial foundation for the future. View our testimonial videos to learn some valuable savings tips from local servicemembers who have successfully navigated financial challenges and the techniques they used to reach their financial goals.

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