CFPB Releases Tool to Help Measure Financial Well-Being

Financial educators in the military can now quantify the financial well-being of their consumers by using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new tool. A series of 10 questions allow financial educators to measure their clients’ level of financial security. For more information, click the button above.

servicemembers can protect their credit with credit alerts

A recent report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates a rise in military consumer complaints regarding high-cost credit products following the new Military Lending Act rule. However, recent Department of Defense updates to regulation of the MLA should help members of the military community avoid this type of debt in the future.

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).

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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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Join our online community forum to share your personal savings stories and review the financial resources addressing the top financial challenges faced by the military.