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.
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.
Learn whether financial difficulties due to COVID-19 might affect your security status and how to address them.
Federal Impact Aid helps school districts cover the cost of educating military children, including those who require special education services. Learn more about this funding and how it may be spent.
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.
Your service member doesn’t have to face financial hardship alone. Free information, resources and counseling are available.