Service members who dedicate their lives to serving and protecting our country are some of our most noble citizens. However, from active duty to civilian life, the financial transition proves to be tough.
Sharpening your financial literacy as an active or veteran service member is a top priority in order to live the life in society that you deserve.
On this page, you will find resources, guides, and comprehensive external programs that are here to serve you.
|A Personal Financial Guide for Military Families|
|Kiplinger-BBB Personal Finance Guide for Military Families is pleased to present you with a personal-finance guide created especially for military families. On these pages you will find practical, easy-to-understand information about being financially prepared for deployment, buying a home, minimizing taxes, holding down insurance costs and avoiding financial schemes that too often target military families.|
|Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative|
|Find information about the federal laws that protect your rights, and find information about where to obtain legal assistance.|
|How to Start a Small Business – A Veteran’s SMB Guide with Tools and Financial Recourses|
|A guide for US Veterans in the process of starting or currently own a small business to make them aware of the unique competitive advantages available to them such as exclusive grants, training resources, and mentoring.|
|Financial Literacy Tips for Active Duty Members|
|Financial education is the first line of defense for active duty members and their families. There are many things to organize before deployment.|
|The Importance of Financial Literacy for Veterans|
|If you’re a veteran adjusting to civilian life, it can be difficult. In relation to finances, the government has made most financial decisions for you. The following article will help you get things on the right track.|
|Thrift Savings Plan|
|The Thrift Savings Plan is a defined contribution plan for United States civil service employees and retirees as well as for members of the uniformed services.|
|Military Financial Literacy|
|The National Financial Educators Council provides active military financial literacy and veterans financial literacy resources, support, and training to organizations that serve veterans and/or active duty military personnel|
|VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personnel.|
|Military One Source|
|Achieving financial security might be easier than you think, especially with the help of Military OneSource. Learn some personal finance basics like how to pay down debt, manage a checking account, choose good investments and create a family budget. Read up on different military pay and compensation benefits, consumer rights and military savings programs. Discover how to create a financial plan for every phase of your life. Military OneSource offers free services and resources so you can prepare for a secure future.|
|CFPB’s Servicemember Resource|
|The Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) works to help military families overcome unique financial challenges by providing educational resources, monitoring complaints, and working with other agencies to solve problems faced by servicemembers.|