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Lead Your Family to a Stronger Financial Future

By Team Member / February 1, 2021 /

Lead Your Family to a Stronger Financial Future!  Your household is like a small business in many ways. The first quarter of the year—January, February and March— is a great time to close out the previous year, assess your family’s financial health, and plan for upcoming milestones, just like a business. Be the Chief Financial…

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What You Need to Know About the Payroll Tax Deferral

By Team Member / September 22, 2020 /

Payroll Tax Deferral Military spouses, have you heard? To help provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Presidential Memorandum issued on August 8, 2020 temporarily defers Social Security — Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) — tax withholdings for some Service members. This is known as the payroll tax deferral. What Does This Mean…

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Tackle Unexpected Expenses with an Emergency Fund and Help from Relief Societies

By Team Member / October 28, 2019 /

One of life’s certainties is that it is uncertain, right? Life can throw a curveball in the form of a lost job, vehicle or home repair, health costs, or emergency travel, just to name a few. When these events occur, they can create havoc for a family’s financial stability. However, planning ahead and being familiar…

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Preparing Your Family for Deployment

By Team Member / April 17, 2019 /

Handling the myriad of activities leading to a deployment is daunting! You may find yourself juggling necessary household tasks, dealing with emotional stress, and managing financial changes because of the deployment. Here are five key financial planning actions to take before your spouse deploys. Communicate About Your Finances Make sure you are on the same…

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4 Ways Military Spouses Strengthen the Family Finances

By Team Member / April 17, 2019 /

Whether you’re a military family, civilian family, or even the royal family, having a second income is likely a good thing! Yet, it’s a well-known fact that the frequent moves of military life can make it difficult for military spouses to find employment opportunities and contribute to their family’s income. But you don’t have to…

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