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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Now that restrictions are lifting, you may want to visit friends & family or plan a special trip to get away. Check out these savings tips! Plan ahead to find activities or trips that are within your budget, so you’re taking home memories and not extra debt. https://t.co/asYgwwsTNc
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Read how a MilSpouse like you has some big tips for your next OCONUS move! 📦 📦 📦

"My advice for future moves is to set a daily budget and have that money saved ahead of time – especially for time you’ll be staying at a hotel."

Learn more tips here: https://t.co/oEcAgLCSVL
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Hooah! Today marks the U.S. Army's 246th birthday! To all the brave men and women who have served or are currently serving in our nation's Army, thank you for your service.
#USArmy #Hooah https://t.co/VYAhn3WJYy
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3 days ago
Before you shell out on new gear, see if you can borrow them from your installation! Camping & outdoor equipment can be big investments, so borrowing items you'll only use a few times is a great way to save 💰 without sacrificing fun.

Learn more here: https://t.co/NrW2iJF4QV https://t.co/r1jZ0Oxo5h
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Need help around the house? Summer is a great time to introduce your kids to chores & allowances. Even little kids can help with small tasks like folding towels, and it's never to early for your kids to learn about earning money.

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Did you know that you may terminate a car lease for OCONUS permanent change of station (PCS) moves thanks to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)? Read more about this and other SCRA protections here: https://t.co/yXzjf86deY https://t.co/WQnKIt1XIw
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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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