Our soldiers and military personnel can often fall victim to scams and fraud. Away from their family for extended periods of time and constantly changing their address, it’s easy to lose track and leave holes for a thief to swipe up your identity in a matter of seconds. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 62,000 complaints were logged from military members regarding consumer issues in the marketplace.
Today is Military Consumer Protection Day!! In honor of this, USA.gov has put together several helpful tips and tools to help military families avoid scams – Click to access tips and tools on investing, managing money and credit and dealing with debt.