Making a permanent change of station or PCS move means finding a new place to live. If you have decided to live off the installation, your next big decision will be whether to rent or buy. Take time to carefully weigh the pros and cons of renting vs. buying to determine which option is best for you and your family.

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Military Deployment 101 — Understanding Predeployment to Reunion and Reintegration

Learn what to expect when a service member goes on deployment and find out about resources available to support your loved one and their family during this period.

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Renting vs Buying After a Relocation

For members of the military, deciding whether to rent or buy is a financial decision not to be taken lightly. Part of mastering your move is finding the best place for you and your family – and your budget – in your new location.

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Use These 10 Calculators to Answer Your Biggest Home Financing Questions

Whether you are house hunting, paying off debt or looking to buy car, financial calculators can help you explore financial decisions…before you spend any money.

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Buying a Home Off Installation: Using a Realtor vs. Doing it Yourself
If you’re thinking about buying a home, one of the first decisions you’ll face is whether to use a real estate agent or handle the homebuying yourself. Either way, real estate shopping as a member of the military may present challenges. Military ...
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When A Son or Daughter Deploys

Parents can experience a wide range of emotions regarding their son or daughter’s service in the National Guard, from pride in their accomplishments to fear for their safety.