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If you need cash fast to deal with an emergency, bills, or rent, a payday loan or car title loan might be tempting. But these are expensive loans, and they can trap you in debt. Find out how they work and about other possible ways to get money or...

Every year, thousands of servicemembers report to us about their consumer experiences. Those reports are the focus of the FTC’s Data Spotlight, Identity theft causing outsized harm to our troops. From an analysis of the data, we can see that...

July is Military Consumer Month. This year, we’re focusing on fighting imposter scams – where a con artist pretends to be someone you trust, to convince you to send money or personal information. The scam can take many forms: imposters may say...

July is Month of the Military Consumer. It’s a great time to remind servicemembers, veterans, and their families of the helpful tips you can find at Military.Consumer.gov. It’s your tool for financial readiness. Because when you know how to...

Whether stationed stateside or deployed to another part of the world, our military personnel make sacrifices during their service. Some have made the ultimate sacrifice. In fact, since the country’s founding, more than one million servicemembers...