AFSA to Participate in FTC Workshop on Protecting Service members

AFSA Staff

On July 19, AFSA will participate in a Federal Trade Commission (FTC)  workshop examining financial issues and fraud schemes that affect service members and veterans.

The workshop will discuss financial resources available to military consumers, including those on financial readiness, fraud prevention, and the FTC’s Military Consumer Toolkit. The FTC’s workshop will bring together industry representatives, consumer advocates, and members of the military and military legal services to discuss a number of issues. Topics include:

  • Auto purchase, financing and leasing
  • Student and other lending, including installment credit practices
  • Information security issues
  • Financial literacy and capability, including identity theft and financial resources
  • Avoiding scams

The workshop will be held in San Antonio, Texas.