Understanding and Accessing On-Demand Support

The Military and Family Life Counseling Program provides non-medical and financial counseling, briefings and presentations for active-duty service members, National Guard and reserve service members (regardless of their activation status) and. …

5 Ways to Maximize On-demand Support for Your Next Event

The Military and Family Life Counseling Program offers on-demand non-medical and financial support for those military-sponsored events lasting between one and three days. Events include, but are not limited to: Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program. …

Money Management Legislation

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. The below are the excerpts from federal law that govern financial management counseling in the. …
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Military Relief Organizations and Emergency Financial Help

If you’re having serious financial problems, your service relief organization may be able to help. Army Emergency Relief, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and the Air Force Aid Society are here to help you weather financial emergencies.

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Personal Finance – Resources

Service members and their families have access to numerous resources to save money and manage expenses. Learn more about ways to save and protect your family’s financial health with the following. …
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MilTax: Free Tax Services – The Essentials

Better than any other tax service available, MilTax, Military OneSource tax services, understands what military life means in regard to taxes and offers free consultations and quick, accurate and flexible electronic filing options to eligible service members.

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Budgeting and Saving – The Essentials

You may want to buy a new car, help your children pay for college or start contributing to your retirement. Military OneSource provides the resources and information to help you master the skills of budgeting and saving so that you can build financial security.

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Deployment – Resources

The military has your back during all phases of deployment – from predeployment through reunion and reintegration. Military OneSource and your installation’s. …
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Specialized Housing – The Essentials

Finding the right place to live is part of the adventure of military life. Housing options will be influenced by a variety of things such as rank, location and family size. You may want to live on the installation, rent a townhome off base or buy a home. Before you decide where to build your nest, it is important to weigh all the information and know about the resources available as a renter or homeowner.

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Caregivers – Resources

As a caregiver of a loved one with special needs or a life-changing injury, it’s important that you have access to the resources and support you need. Installation EFMP Family Support providers, Military OneSource and other government agencies. …
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Joining the Military Community – The Essentials

As you settle in, you’ll want to take advantage of the numerous ways to connect to your new military community and neighbors. That means making friends, doing fun activities during your free time, finding resources to learn hobbies and knowing where to turn when you need help.

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Death gratuity benefit explained

Military families face no greater challenge than dealing with the loss of a loved one who died while serving their country.

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Moving – Benefits

Moves are part of military life – an opportunity to experience new places, people and challenges. No matter where you’re headed next, Military OneSource can help you understand your financial and logistical options to help you make smart. …
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Gold Star & Surviving Family Members – Resources

The Department of Defense and other agencies support families of deceased service members by providing them with compassionate services to help them cope with their loss and address all questions and actions related to the casualty. Following are. …