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.

guides

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.
Military Service Members “Immediate Actions” for Financial Success
As a member of the military, you are called to serve every day in challenging environments to secure the freedom and prosperity of our nation. To meet these challenges, you engage in “immediate actions” training to better prepare yourself to respond to all kinds of threats and situations.
Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative
 Find information about the federal laws that protect your rights, and find information about where to obtain legal assistance.

resources

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.
Military Money Basics
Are you preparing for a PCS, a Deployment, pre, or post? Are you planning to make a major purchase, such as a house, a new car? Is someone motivating you to invest money in something risky or highly leveraged? Are you in a leadership position? Are you helping your team with their financial issues, such as dealing with debt collectors, building monthly spending plans, what savings accounts they need, how to manage their bank accounts? This site is your resource for practical financial information and education.
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
Veterans Plus
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.

by audience

by topic