Affected by the recent natural disasters? These resources can help.
If you are a military service member or veteran affected by recent natural disasters, you are undoubtedly facing unexpected emotional, physical and financial stress. But know that there are many emergency financial resources available specifically to you—our nation's service members and veterans.
Below are a few trusted resources that can help provide financial support and information to assist you during this time of need.
Service Branch Relief Organizations:
Veterans Service Organizations:
Financial Resources on Saving for Emergencies:
While saving money may be the last thing on your mind as you're rebuilding and recovering from a disaster, there is really no better time to prepare yourself financially for your next emergency, especially now that you know what to expect. Once you are back on your feet, saving for emergencies should become a top financial priority. An emergency fund can give you peace of mind that you have money in the bank and are prepared for emergency expenses.
Not sure where to start? Military Saves is here to help. Take the Military Saves Pledge and choose "emergency fund" as your goal. Then sign up to receive tips and information that will keep you motivated towards your savings goal.
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- Written by Lani Poblete
- Category: Blog
- Published: 29 September 2017