Individual Savers Resources

Investor Resources from Financial Regulators

SaveAndInvest.org/Military provides unbiased and neutral information from a securities regulator. The site contains financial calculators, and useful regulatory information as well as materials specifically designed for military servicemembers and families, including the publication, Money and Mobility.

Investor.gov - Securities and Exchange Commission


Other Financial Education and Benefits On-Line Resources

360FinancialLiteracy.org

Americasaves.org

Americasavesweek.org

ChoosetoSave.org

Financial Peace University Free Tools

Extension.org

Incharge Mind Your Finances

Investor Protection Trust

Military.com

MilitaryOneSource.com

MHN Government Services

Moneytopia - Fun with Finances: Play the Moneytopia online finance game

MyMoney.gov

The Investor's Clearing House

The Bad Credit Hotel - Check out the Treasury Department's fun game

Ways to Save - By Reader's Digest

Kiplinger's and BBB Personal Finance for Military Families

Smart About Money - Help with life's financial decisions


Financial Planning for Retirement

Army OneSource - E-learning Center

Retirement Estimator - Social Security Online

Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement - U.S. Dept. of Labor

TransitionAssistanceProgram.com


Debt Reduction

Incharge.org/debt


Financial Fitness Center Podcasts

American Consumer Credit Counseling Audio Downloads


Other

Salute to Smart Investing - Prepared Especially for the Armed Forces by Virginia and Kenneth Morris

USA Cares - Provides military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need

My Help List -  A Comprehensive List of Resources for Military Members

Defense Link - Personal Finance Resources for Military Servicemembers and Their Families

Homeowners Assistance Program - to assist eligible homeowners who face financial loss when selling their primary residence homes in areas where real estate values have declined because of a base closure or realignment announcement.

AnnualCreditReport.com - Free Credit Report  1-877-322-8228

Defenselink.mil - Portal to DoDs links on the World Wide Web

MilitaryMoney.com - Military Money Magazine

Operation Hope - Emergency Financial First Aid Kit and Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide

Visit our family programs offices at each installation for more information or visit the following sevice related websites or use quick links off of www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil.

www.usmc-mccs.org - Marine Corps Community Services

www.ffsp.navy.mil - Navy Fleet and Family Support

www.armyonesource - Army Community Services

www.afcrossroads.com -  Airman and Family Readiness

www.uscg.mil - Coast Guard Health and Safety Directorate

www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil - Use Military Homefront Installations and Directories of Services to identify locations



Tip of the Day

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Building a Six-Figure Savings While Enjoying Life

Written by Jackie Toops | November 13, 2020

Does the idea of saving up hundreds of thousands of dollars seem impossible? How about doing it while still living an enjoyable lifestyle?

For military spouse Martina and her husband, an E-5 in the Navy, accumulating a six-figure savings has become a reality. One might think that in order to save this much, it would take a great deal of sacrificing and forgoing a certain quality of life, but Martina and her husband would disagree. “Over the past few years (about five), we've managed to save almost $120,000 while mostly living on one income. We've learned so much about easy ways to save money and live a good life,” shares Martina.

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Making Saving Automatic Leads to Personal Success

Written by Lila Quintiliani | May 27, 2020

Ryan’s savings journey started when he was an active duty airman. Frequent deployments and temporary duty assignments gave him the opportunity to save. By the time he transitioned out of active duty, he had built up a healthy rainy-day fund and had started to aggressively save for retirement.

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When You Start Small, Saving is Easy

When Attiyya first got married, she and her Marine husband had just graduated from college and were focused on paying off student loan debt. They had both attended private schools and had sizeable loans. Then three months after the wedding, the couple found out they were pregnant with their first child.

The first year of their marriage, says Attiyya, was a balancing act between paying down debt and saving for the future.

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