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How to Protect Your Personal Finances Now

By Team Member / April 20, 2020 /

The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the country and world is having a dramatic impact on how we live our lives and function within our communities. Many of us are affected by school and work closures and possibly even stay-at-home orders. Military families may also face additional uncertainty with the Stop Movement order impacting future assignments and…

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Start the New Year Right, Set Financial Goals

By Team Member / December 17, 2019 /

As 2019 draws to a close, many of us are looking toward the new year with big plans and aspirations. Carry this excitement over to your finances, too! Set financial goals in the new year to build a stronger financial future for you and your family. The previous year is history. You cannot go back…

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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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17 Smart Ways to Reduce Spending

By Team Member / April 17, 2019 /

We would all like to find creative ways to reduce our spending, right? Maybe it means we’ll have a little extra money for that family trip, or we’ll be able to put more away for retirement. Here are 17 smart and effective ways to reduce your spending. Consider a Budget, Cutting Back 1. Make sure…

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Budget Basics: Where Is My Money Going?

By Team Member / April 17, 2019 /

Have you ever had the feeling that your hard-earned money seems to vanish into thin air? Well, it isn’t just disappearing. It’s going somewhere! A budget will help you get a handle on where it’s going. Knowing exactly where your resources are going is the first step to understanding your current financial situation and taking…

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