MilSpouse Money Mission®

Our mission is to educate and empower military spouses to elevate their families by making smart money moves. Check out our Money Ready guide or the MiLife Milestones section to get started!

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MilSpouse Money Mission

Our mission is to educate and empower military spouses to elevate their families by making smart money moves. Check out our Money Ready guide to get started!

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MilLife Milestones

Military life is a journey. While it can be challenging, we’re here to support you with information to help you make smart money moves during life’s big moments.

  • New Spouse

  • First Child

  • Promotion

  • TSP Vesting

  • Pre-Deployment

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  • Post-Deployment

  • PCS

  • Continuation Pay

  • Separation

  • Retirement

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MilLife Social

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When is your next PCS? 🤔
Anticipate the PCS expenses that might incur before your move, during your move, and after you arrive at your new duty station.

We make it easy! Use this worksheet to help you estimate the costs of your next move! http://bit.ly/M3-Estimated-Travel-Costs

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Tax season is fast approaching! ⏰ For MilSpouses who may run a small business as an independent consultant, it's best to understand and plan for the additional taxes this can bring.

Fortunately, Military OneSource offers family tax pre assistance and FREE tax consultations through MilTax. Learn more here and share with other self-employed MilSpouses you know! http://bit.ly/M1S-MilTax

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MilSpouse Money Mission2 days ago
Congratulations on your spouse’s promotion! 🎉 Before spending money on a big purchase, consider these tips from Shaun. http://bit.ly/MilLife-Milestones-Promotion

#Promotion #MilitaryPromotion #MilSo #MilFam
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MilSpouse Money Mission3 days ago
We know a PCS can be a stressful transition - even on your pocket book. This often means a lot of planning, coordination, and adjusting to changes to mitigate the financial impacts.

We've put together some easy tips and resources to make your transition much smoother! http://bit.ly/MilLifeMilestonesPCS

#PCS #MilitaryLife #MilitaryFamily #MilSo #MilFam
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MilSpouse Money Mission3 days ago
Military spouse caregivers face many challenges, including maintaining employment while raising a special needs child. Learn how Amanda, a caregiver, found a solution. #amanda" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://www.milspousemoneymission.org/military-spouse-tips/#amanda

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MilSpouse Money Mission4 days ago
Today is National Caregivers Day! Listen to Melissa who shares some tips from a caregiver's perspective that she wishes she had known early on.

Tag a caregiver you know in the comments section.🤗

#NationalCaregiversDay #Caregiver #Family #MilSpouses
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4 hours ago
When is your next PCS? 🤔
Anticipate the #PCS expenses that might incur before your move, during your move, and after you arrive at your new duty station.

We make it easy! Use this worksheet to help you estimate the costs of your next move! https://t.co/E01f6G9qro https://t.co/TD45LApXYa
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If you run a #smallbusiness as an independent consultant, it's best to understand and plan for the additional taxes this can bring.

Fortunately, @Military1Source offers FREE tax consultation through MilTax. Learn more here! https://t.co/uHZ2PTYq9z https://t.co/0R3TCc7M6o
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3 days ago
We know a PCS can be an especially stressful transition. 😣 This often means a lot of planning, coordination, and adjusting to changes.

We've put together some easy tips and resources to make your transition much smoother! https://t.co/5LXcDof7dL

#PCS #MilFam #MilSo #MilFam
3 days ago
Military spouse caregivers face many challenges, including maintaining employment while raising a special needs child. Learn how Amanda, a caregiver, found a solution. https://t.co/W1uoWkDhZo

#MilCommunityMonday #GetRealAboutMoney #Tips #MilSpouse https://t.co/bvS8iIpw7z
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4 days ago
Today is National Caregivers Day! Listen to Melissa who shares some tips from a caregiver's perspective that she wishes she had known early on.

Tag a caregiver you know in the comments section.🤗

#NationalCaregiversDay #Caregiver #Family #MilSpouses https://t.co/G9y2OToaxs
5 days ago
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Start MEAL PREPPING today!

Eliminate buying extra food, make less expensive, better meals, and avoid the cost of eating out last minute! How much money can you save?

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Money Ready 101

A strong financial foundation can help you achieve your goals, no matter what they are. Create a budget as the first step to understanding your inflows and outflows. Learn More

Credit can be an important financial tool, but it must be used wisely. The poor use of credit is perhaps the number one cause of financial hardship among military families. Learn More

Learning how to manage and reduce household debt is a valuable contribution every milspouse can make to their family. Begin by calculating your debt to income (DTI) ratio. Learn More

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Smart spending, regular savings and strategic investing are just part of smart financial management. It is vital to insure your assets, your earning potential, yourself, and your family against suffering a loss. Learn More

A good financial plan starts with your goals. Clearly defining why you are putting money away can help you find the right tools. Start saving and investing early and regularly to reach your major financial goals. Learn More

Your best defense as a victim of identity theft is to recognize it quickly and take immediate action to mitigate the effects. It can take months or years and thousands of dollars for victims to clear their names and credit records. Learn More

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What do you consider to be a major purchase: a new car, truck or motorcycle, a home, a new gaming system? Any of these could be a major purchase depending on your financial situation at the time you make it. Learn More

Earning a college degree is often viewed as a stepping stone to the American dream. While a higher education comes with the potential for higher income, it doesn’t come cheaply. You must first tackle the challenge... Learn More

Retirement may seem distant but start planning for it now to obtain financial security during your retirement years. The most powerful factor that you might have is time. Investing now for retirement offers two essential... Learn More

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Deciding which investments to make takes time and energy and investing often costs money. You can save on investment costs by doing it yourself or you can get help. Which is best depends on you. Learn More

We have heard the stories of rich celebrities with no plan for who would inherit their millions. Or the trust-fund kid whose dearly departed uncle set him up for life. This may not be your story, but you can still... Learn More

You are well on your way toward improving your financial condition if you have studied the money management courses contained within this website. Once you understand what is involved in managing... Learn More

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