The CFPB has announced a settlement with two companies that processed military allotments and were alleged to have charged fees to servicemembers that the companies failed to adequately disclose.  The consent order requires the companies to pay a $3.065 million judgment to be deposited into a fund administered by the CFPB or its agent to

CFPB Assistant Director for Servicemember Affairs Holly Petraeus has issued a statement applauding changes to the military discretionary allotment system announced last week by the Department of Defense (DoD).

The military discretionary allotment system allows servicemembers to automatically direct a portion of their paycheck to financial institutions or others of their choosing.  Effective
January 1,