About Us

MilSpouse Money Mission® is a financial education website made for military spouses to empower them in leading their families to stronger financial futures.

The Department of Defense (DoD) launched MilSpouse Money Mission as an official resource to provide relatable and trusted financial education for military spouses. Learn more about all the ways the DoD is supporting military spouses in this September 2020 congressional report.

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About Milspouse Money Mission Department of Defense

The DoD does not endorse any private organization or entity. This website is an official DoD Resource.

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About Us

MilSpouse Money Mission® is a financial education website made for military spouses to empower them in leading their families to stronger financial futures.

The Department of Defense (DoD) launched MilSpouse Money Mission as an official resource to provide relatable and trusted financial education for military spouses. Learn more about all the ways the DoD is supporting military spouses in this September 2020 congressional report.

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About Milspouse Money Mission Department of Defense

The DoD does not endorse any private organization or entity. This website is an official DoD Resource.

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Our Mission

MilSpouse Money Mission was created by a team of financial professionals who understand military life because they have experienced military life.

Our goal is to educate and empower military spouses to help them make smart money moves.

Why? Because military spouses usually manage the finances in their households, but they don’t have to do it alone.

Our team combines passion and expertise to ensure you get the most accurate and relevant information. Take comfort knowing a team of Certified Financial Planner™️ professionals and the Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness have vetted the content on this site.

We provide free financial education and resources. We’re simply here to help!

What We Offer

Take a tour around the site! You will find a guide to explore under "Money Ready." While the content is organized by levels, you may explore the topics most relevant to your current situation and needs in any order you choose!

We also offer blogs, spouse videos, financial calculators, Spanish resources and quizzes. Take one quiz to learn how financially ready you are OR take one to learn your money personality.

Check out the MilLife Milestones section to learn about financial tips to help along your military journey.

Stay tuned for more tools and resources to keep this community thriving!

We hope you find our materials to be so informative, easy to understand and trustworthy that we become a significant and reliable source of financial education for you and your family.

Please share this resource with a friend or peer who may find this information helpful!

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Our Mission

MilSpouse Money Mission was created by a team of financial professionals who understand military life because they have experienced military life.

Our goal is to educate and empower military spouses to help them make smart money moves.

Why? Because military spouses usually manage the finances in their households, but they don’t have to do it alone.

Our team combines passion and expertise to ensure you get the most accurate and relevant information. Take comfort knowing Certified Financial Planner™ professionals, an Accredited Financial Counselor® and the Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness have vetted the content on this site.

We provide free financial education and resources. We’re simply here to help!

What We Offer

Take a tour around the site! You will find a guide to explore under "Money Ready." While the content is organized by levels, you may explore the topics most relevant to your current situation and needs in any order you choose!

We also offer blogs, spouse videos, financial calculators, Spanish resources and quizzes. Take one quiz to learn how financially ready you are OR take one to learn your money personality.

Check out the MilLife Milestones section to learn about financial tips to help along your military journey.

Stay tuned for more tools and resources to keep this community thriving!

We hope you find our materials to be so informative, easy to understand and trustworthy that we become a significant and reliable source of financial education for you and your family.

Please share this resource with a friend or peer who may find this information helpful!

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Our Blogs

Taking Ownership of Your Budget While Owning a Pet

September 13, 2021

Owning a pet can be a rewarding experience for the entire family. A pet provides companionship throughout all types of life changes, including moving or deployment of a Service member. Families with children experience the benefit of owning a pet to help teach children about compassion and responsibility. But it also comes with a price…

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Tackle the expenses of kids’ sports and activities!

August 30, 2021

Registration for fall sports and activities is in full swing! Kids’ activities can be pricey and add up quickly! Play offense and make plans to avoid blowing your budget. The key is to do your homework, ask good questions up front, and factor everything into your spending plan – even some extra laundry detergent for…

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New DoD Child Care Pilot Program Offers Options for Military Families

August 17, 2021

You just got orders for a permanent change of station (PCS). What do you do first? Do a quick search to see how long it takes to get to the nearest coffee drive-thru? Probably. But next, you start investigating schools and child-care options. You begin crowdsourcing on social media to learn all you can about…

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Plan For Vacation So Debt Doesn’t Follow You Home

August 5, 2021

Planning a vacation after a deployment? Learn how Joderle saves for their trips! Joderle, a MilSpouse from Grissom AFB, Indiana has done a great job planning ahead for their annual couple’s vacation. After her husband’s first deployment, she saved up and planned a surprise trip to Greece! Read more about some of her great tips…

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Guard Yourself Against Identity Thieves: Top Tips from MilSpouse Money Mission

July 16, 2021

Coffee shops, along with other public Wi-Fi network locations, can make you vulnerable to identity theft so use these tips to be vigilant and protect your personal information. Brittany, a MilSpouse from Fort Carson, Colorado discovered errors on her credit report during a credit check several years ago. At that point, she took advantage of…

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7 Warning Signs You May Be a Victim of ID Theft

July 9, 2021

Mariah, a MilSpouse from Camp Roberts, California was diligent about checking her financial accounts. One night she checked, and all was good. The next morning, there was a $300 fraudulent charge on her credit card from a shoe store. This literally happened overnight! Read more about her situation. Have you ever noticed an erroneous charge…

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Celebrate The “Why” of MilSpouse Money Mission

May 6, 2021

Adapt and use this sample blog to help spread the word about MilSpouse Money Mission. Let’s Celebrate Our “Why” May is a very special month for MilSpouse Money Mission. This month, we celebrate our “why” – our commitment to serving you, the amazing military spouse. A Mission to Serve MilSpouse Money Mission is marking one…

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

April 27, 2021

Create an Effective PCS Plan for Your Family to Cover Each Stage of Your Move Moving is part of life for military families. Although you do not have much control over where you move, getting new Permanent Change of Station or PCS orders can be exciting. Whether you’re moving within the U.S. or overseas, careful…

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