Thrift Savings Plan
The TSP is a retirement benefit that allows Federal employees and members of the uniformed services to increase their retirement income by contributing to a long-term savings and investment plan.
Manage your money with confidence. SaveAndInvest.org is your source for objective answers and unbiased investing resources.
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
The people of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) take pride in serving the men and women who defend America. We take our contributions to national defense seriously. We work hard to fulfill the important fiscal responsibilities entrusted to us by the American taxpayers.
Hands on Banking
Do you have an emergency fund? Are you saving for a big purchase, like a car? Are you saving for retirement? Learn strategies and tips to start or increase your savings.
Yellow Ribbon Network
If you would like to sign up for free financial coaching/counseling associated with your savings plan/pledge, please click here to create a Yellow Ribbon Network Account, and one of their AFCPE Accredited Counselors will contact you. Signing-up will also give you access to all types of assistance the Yellow Ribbon Network offers (financial, housing, and employment).
Don't need financial counseling right now? No problem, you can access Yellow Ribbon Network's resources through their Hero Accounts.
Military Family Advisory Network: MilCents
The Military Family Advisory Network is the authentic voice of the modern military family and the bridge that connects military families to the resources, people, and information they depend on to successfully navigate all phases of military life. The Military Family Advisory Network offers a self-guided financial education program, MilCents, which provides resources, online events, and social media conversations to empower families in personal finance.
Military Spouse Education & Career Opportunities
The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide and offers comprehensive resources and tools for all stages of career progression.
- Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness
- Cooperative Extension
- Defense Manpower Data Center
- Military Installation Directory
- The USAA Educational Foundation
- InCharge- Mind your Finances
- Kiplinger’s Financial Field Manual 2019
- My Help List courtesy of militaryonesource.com
Save & Invest
- Command Your Cash
- Bonds Make it Easy
- Investor Protection Trust
- The Investors Clearing House
- Salute to Smart Investing- prepared especially for the Military by Virginia & Kenneth Morris
- Saving for Education courtesy of FINRA
- Making Money Work for You courtesy of The USAA Educational Foundation
- Destroy Debt courtesy of The USAA Educational Foundation
- Getting out of Debt, A Step by Step Guide courtesy of Military One Source
- Military Saves Debt Flyer
- Saving Matters Department of Labor
- New Employee Savings Tips Department of Labor
- Savings Fitness Worksheets Department of Labor
- Retirement Options courtesy of The USAA Educational Foundation
- Estimated Social Security at Time of Retirement Social Security Administration
Financial Calculators & Worksheets
- Retirement Calculator courtesy of FINRA
- Ballpark Retirement Calculator Choose to Save
- Military Compensation Calculators DFAS
- Debt Reduction Calculator/Worksheet: click here and download for free
- Debt Management Calculator: length of time to pay off and amount of interest paid over time
- Credit Card Payoff Calculator
- Retirement Estimator courtesy of Social Security Online
- How Much Will My Savings Grow courtesy of Tsp.gov
- Moneytopia - courtesy of Saveandinvest.org
- Misadventures in Money Management Consumer Financial Protection Bureau