Advocates renew push for protecting troops from predatory lenders

US military soldiers march during the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2014. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty House targets predatory lending protections for US troops

The 2006 law sought to protect troops from predatory lenders who set up shop near military bases, sometimes charging 120% to 300% interest on short-term loans.

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They have repeatedly reaped rewards in return, at the expense of consumers and taxpayers. Last year, Congress gave auto dealers more than $3,000,000 in taxpayer dollars, through the "Cash for Clunkers" program — with no strings attached to protect car buyers from predatory dealership lending.

Advocates renew push for protecting troops from predatory lenders Some fear the 300 percent APR loan will come back for troops, families, if feds don’t resume the monitoring. By: Karen Jowers May 15

Advocates from six military and veterans organizations renewed their push for a key federal consumer agency to resume monitoring lenders to protect service members and their families from predatory practices.

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Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) have introduced the Protecting Veterans from predatory lending act of 2018, a bill that seeks to prevent predatory home loan practices.

Protecting Military Members from Predatory Lending.. Unfortunately there are still too many young troops learning financial lessons through hard experience and years of paying off expensive debt. At the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Servicemember Affairs, our job is: to.

VA Promises Action to Protect Veterans from Predatory Lenders. In December, Ginnie Mae established a rule that no refinances would be permitted within the first six months of a home loan. Lawmakers told London on Wednesday that as the VA generates more rules to combat the problem, they would support the initiatives in Congress,

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Military Advocates Push for Stricter Oversight of Predatory Lenders Six military and veterans advocacy groups have asked the federal government to increase its oversight of lenders who work with military service members to ensure they don’t prey on unsuspecting or needy consumers.

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