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

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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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A Plan for Success

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.

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One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

We all know its not easy to get out of debt once you in over your head. But it can be done with the sound advice and support that the Military Saves program offers. I am a testament to that. I was a recently divorced, single mother. Like many people I had credit card debt, a car loan, bad credit, and a low income job that never seemed to be enough to put food on the table.

Then I decided I'd had enough of living paycheck to paycheck and worrying about money all the time.

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