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



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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

Written by Super User | April 16, 2013

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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Making Savings a Part of Marriage

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Capt. Rob Eckhardt is the first to admit that he hasn’t always been responsible with money. But less than 10 years after a rocky start to saving, Eckhardt reports that he and his wife are free from credit card debt, have a down payment on a home, and are saving regularly for retirement. And, as the Military Saves representative for his Air Force squadron, he’s helping others make similar progress.

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Money on the Side

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- A colonel in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command has money on his mind.

Army Col. George Fields, the Chief of Intelligence, or G2, has been teaching a free "Managing Your Money" class here in his spare time. More than 400 students have attended his six week-long class to learn more about increasing their own finances.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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