Holly Petraeus’ Savings Advice

Holly Petraeus, Assistant Director for Servicemember Affairs, speaks with servicemembers at Ft. Myer in Arlington, VA.

Holly Petraeus, Assistant Director for Servicemember Affairs, speaks with servicemembers at Ft. Myer in Arlington, Va.

This is the fourth post in a seven-part series related to Military Saves Week. Visit us every day this week for tips to help you secure your financial future; from eating healthy on a budget to contributing to your Thrift Savings Plan and getting your kids to start saving, too.

As the spouse of a former military servicemember, Holly Petraeus knows a thing or two about the importance of having an emergency savings fund for when the unavoidable car repair or higher-than-normal electric bill happens.

Not only is she the spouse of a veteran, Mrs. Petraeus is also the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau‘s office of Servicemember Affairs.

Petraeus’ mission as the director is to advocate for military members, veterans and their families at CFPB and assist them with claims against a lender or financial service providers.

Hear her advice for service members participating in this year’s Military Saves Week:

 

For more on Military Saves Week, visit our video playlist on YouTube or visit Military Saves on Facebook and Twitter.

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