Scam artists who prey on members of the military and their loved ones have no shame. But there are ways to avoid getting ripped off by these heartless crooks.
In February of 2010, Undersecretary of Defense Clifford Stanley reported to the US Treasury Department that nearly three out of four military financial counselors had provided advice to service members on issues related to abusive auto financing.
Both you and your landlord have rights and responsibilities. By law, your landlord is required to keep your unit in good and safe working order and to follow relevant state and local codes.
You can take steps to protect your finances and credit while you’re protecting our country. Before you ship out on a military deployment, read these tips and talk with your family.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act allows members of the armed forces who are on deployment to place an “active duty alert” on their credit reports.
Frequently Asked Questions
I have an existing credit card balance. Can I get any relief from the finance charges?
American Forces Information Service
If you’re a reserve component service member called to active duty, you’re protected by a law that can save you some legal problems and possibly some money as well.
The Association of Credit Counseling Professionals – ACCPros – Offers Tips for Servicemembers With Student Loans and Other Debts.