Managing debt is a crucial part of financial responsibility. Too much debt can negatively impact your financial health and affect your credit score, making it difficult for you to make purchases in the future. Military OneSource provides smart strategies for recognizing the difference between good debt and bad debt, paying down your bills, reducing your dependency on credit cards and taking control of your personal finances.
The Department of Defense offers a number of financial counseling options for you and your family to help plan and control your financial future.
Take control of your finances by reducing your debt.
Military OneSource makes it easy to connect with experts, access powerful financial tools and get proven, practical financial information and resources including military pay charts and calculators – all at no cost to you.
The coronavirus outbreak may affect many aspects of your military life, including financial readiness. If you and your family are experiencing challenges, the Department of Defense offers a number of services to help you take control and minimize financial distress.
Millions of people fall victim to identity theft or financial scams each year, costing them money, time and aggravation. Don’t be one of them. Learn ways to protect your personal, military and financial data, and reduce your chances of getting swindled and slowing you down as you build financial security.
When you and your family are preparing for a deployment, set savings goals that will make the most of your special payments.
In the military, you learn to prepare for the future by using the tools at your disposal. Saving money falls into that preparation category.
You can take control of your financial future today. Start small with a few simple changes to save more, spend less, and better manage your day-to-day finances.
Person-center planning is a military-supported initiative to help individuals with disabilities direct their own lives — with options to plan housing, work, finances and more.
During Military Consumer Month, and whenever you sit down to work on your financial goals, think through how you can maximize what you earn, spend wisely, protect your assets and be a savvy borrower, saver and investor.
They say money can't buy happiness, but a financially-healthy future can buy peace of mind. Plus, financial security at home allows service members to be more focused and mission-ready.
If you’re a service provider working with military families, check out the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN). The purpose of the Learning Network is to provide you with top-notch professional development at your desktop.
You have a unique vision of what you want the future to look like. Maybe you want to buy a home, send your children to college or you’re looking toward retirement. When it comes to planning for your “some-day” expenses, they become a lot more attainable if you start planning and saving early.