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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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Are you traveling before the school year kicks into gear? Try to use temporary lodging facilities on military installations to cut back on hotel costs. If there's no installation along your route, be sure to ask for a military discount when booking civilian lodging. https://t.co/OzQSjzNa3C MilSpouseMM photo
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Check your credit annually! Keeping tabs on any new accounts or suspicious activity through routine checks can help catch fraudulent activity. Credit monitoring ultimately leads to a higher credit score. Learn more about military consumer protection here: https://t.co/bfTzYIXKEt https://t.co/PBZr7li3ti MilSpouseMM photo
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Preparing early for back-to-school season can help you save money and avoid surprise purchases. If you need help navigating school options, consider meeting with an education consultant. Learn more to earn more at the link below ⬇️ https://t.co/RUN7QqYzbF

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Monitoring your credit doesn't have to be overwhelming! Take it from Brittany - she uses services that scan for identity theft so she can have peace of mind. Find more tips for protecting your credit here: https://t.co/GGACMjO5QN

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Before you apply for a credit card, shop around for cards that offer no annual fees and low interest rates. Some cards also offer cash back rewards. Bonus tip - some companies will waive annual fees for Service members. It never hurts to ask!

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Summer is in full swing and we're all enjoying reuniting with friends and family. Be sure to plan ahead so you don't break your budget. Shop sales, make lists, and shop at your local commissary so you can entertain without the stress.

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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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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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Jul 16, 2021

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7 Warning Signs You May Be a Victim of ID Theft

7 Warning Signs You May Be a Victim of ID Theft

Jul 9, 2021

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May 6, 2021

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Create an Effective PCS Plan for Your Family to Cover Each Stage of Your Move

Apr 27, 2021

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