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Basic Training for Taxes for Military

Basic Training for Tax Time for Military Taxes are due on July 15, 2020, though if you’re serving in a combat zone, you have additional time to file. Whether you have one month or several before your deadline, taking these steps can help you make sure you don’t overpay. Earned Income Tax Credits See if… Read more »

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The Defense Travel System (DTS): An Overview

DTS: Informational Guide The prospect of traveling and seeing the world is one of many allures of service in our nations Armed Forces. Whether if it is changing duty stations, going on a deployment or for official business, such as training or retirement out-processing; travel is a reality for both military members and Department of… Read more »

Avoid Scams Targeting the Military

How to Avoid Scams Targeting Veterans and Military

How Military and Veterans Can Protect Themselves From Scams Scammers are coming out of the woodwork these days, and they’re getting more sophisticated. If you’re in the military, or a veteran, they want to get their hands on your government benefits. According to a recent AARP study, nearly 80% of veterans reported being targeted by… Read more »

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Best Budget Apps for the Military

Long term planning goes hand in hand with military service. Enlistments and re-enlistments are for years at a time. Military members are always looking to the next inspection, the next physical training test, the next test to rise in rank. Just like some of their civilian counterparts, however, most don’t enjoy planning ahead with money…. Read more »

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Financial Steps to Take Early In Your Military Career

Set Yourself Up for Financial Success Early in Your Military Career If you are a young or new service member, not only do you have your whole career in front of you, you also have the benefit of having time on your side. It’s important to make smart financial moves now that you’re young, while… Read more »

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Financial Tips For Enlisted Service Members

More than the GI Bill: College Bound, Service Member Financial Tips With a little planning you can stretch the GI Bill into a graduate degree.  Here are a few tips that should help you create a five-year plan to get you through one enlistment and in to college.  There are tips spanning those looking to… Read more »

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Financial Planning For Your Next Deployment

Deploying?  3 Tips to Get Your Financial House In Order An overseas deployment rotation is a reality that most service member experience in their careers. However, over the last two decades, there has been an increased requirement of the United States military in areas around the world. In the past, most of this burden would… Read more »

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16 Ways for Military Families to Save Money on Groceries

Tips for Military Families to Save Money on Groceries If you are working on your budget, your grocery bill might be one of the best ways to save some money.  Here we outlines ways for military families to save on groceries. If you feel your grocery bills are high, maybe you ARE overspending. According to… Read more »

Ways to Save Money on Military Housing

Ways to Save Money On Housing

What you pay for housing each month can be one of your most significant expenses. You could feel like you are paying too much or you might be looking for a place to live. Here are a few ideas to help you save money on your housing. Ways To Save Money On Your Housing If… Read more »