By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Holly Petraeus could probably use something to get her mind off her personal life. Targeting mortgage companies that might be misleading consumers seemed to be just the antidote on Monday.
The financial challenges of active military and veterans took center stage Tuesday during a congressional hearing on efforts to improve consumer protection for the military community.
Dear Sgt Shaft: I have a brother who is currently incarcerated and receiving his 10 percent of his veteran disability benefits. He has a daughter who is 21 and is having a hard time. She would like to make a claim of apportionment. What V.A. form would she need to complete? Are there any additional proof or paper work that needs to be submitted with it?
President Obama's reset button for a new America as the shining beacon on the Hill for the rest of the world to look up to is jammed. And the prophets of doom and gloom are soaring.
"Please, be cautious. If you get an ad that sounds a little (or a lot) too good to be true, you should get more information from a trusted source before you respond to the offer," Holly Petraeus wrote in a statement along with fellow CFPB assistant director Skip Humphrey.
Holly Petraeus, the assistant director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said housing remains a problem for service members across the country, noting that the housing crisis affected many of the states with the most military bases.