Changing Where You Stay? Update Your TSP Account In MyPay

Alecia Blair · 12 May 2015

Combat Changes in Your Paycheck with Battle-Hardened Transition and Emergency Funds

Alecia Blair · 25 April 2017

Decision Making: Living On or Off Base

· 22 July 2014

Financial Tips for Your Next PCS Move

Reid Frankhauser · 17 May 2019

Five Tips to Avoid the Financial Stress of a PCS Move: Part 1

Alecia Blair · 21 May 2015

Five Tips to Avoid the Financial Stress of a PCS Move: Part 2

Alecia Blair · 25 May 2015

Five Ways to Reduce Financial Pressure During a PCS

Alecia Blair · 26 April 2016

Gearing Up for a PCS This Summer? Give Your Finances a Check-Up

· 01 April 2013

How to Make Sure You Have a Smooth Move

· 06 March 2013

How to Overcome Unexpected Expenses When Moving Overseas

· 28 March 2013

How to Save Money When You Move with the Military

Reid Frankhauser · 26 April 2019

Military Life – PCS for Homeowners

Alecia Blair · 18 April 2017

Military Spouses and Moving

Reid Frankhauser · 10 May 2019

New Partner Resource Packet Now Available: PCS Moves

Alecia Blair · 21 April 2016

PCS Coming? Ask Yourself These Money Questions

Alecia Blair · 05 May 2015

PCS Costs and How to Manage Them

Reid Frankhauser · 07 May 2019

Permanent Change of Station & Military Spouses—Closing the Income Gap

· 19 May 2015

Planting Roots after a Military Retirement: Five Factors to Consider Now

· 18 September 2014

Servicemembers: 5 Ways to Protect Your Home

· 04 June 2015

The Tale of Two Rentals: How to compare your rental options during a PCS

Alecia Blair · 03 May 2017

Tip of the Day

  • Shop around for auto and homeowners' insurance: Before renewing your existing policies, check out the rates of competing companies whose annual premiums could be several hundred dollars lower. 

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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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Involving Kids in Family Finances

 

One of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. By middle school, kids should have a good understanding of how money works as well as the importance of saving.

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From Shopaholic to Saver

Many of us spend too much money on things we don’t need, but we don’t always know why. It’s easy to get a quick fix from retail therapy, but before we know it, our hard-earned money is gone. Oftentimes, when we engage in a “shopaholic” lifestyle or sporadic shopping sprees, we still experience feelings of emptiness, but to make it worse, we now have debt, too.

Khanmany was a shopaholic who turned everything around. She is active duty Navy and shares, “I was spending too much on things I didn't need. I was going shopping for no reason and was trying to fill a void. I was running up every credit card I owned to include Victoria's Secret, Military Star, Navy Federal, TJ Maxx, JCPenney, Macy's, USAA, and was only paying the minimum payments.”

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