Military Support

Navigate your military life more easily with these trusted resources.

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Military Support

Navigate your military life more easily with these trusted resources.

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Military Support Links

Office of Financial Readiness
The Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness offers resources, education and support for every stage of financial readiness. Their goal is to foster a financially secure and mission-ready force with every military family living their best life today and in the future.


Military One Source - Spouse Education & Career OpportunitiesThe Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program (SECO), provided by the Department of Defense, offers career guidance, comprehensive resources and tools to military spouses around the world.


MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) The MyCAA Scholarship Program offers up to $4,000 to eligible military spouses to pursue a license, certification or Associate's Degree in a portable career field. Learn more, today!


MySTEP (or Military Spouse Transition Program) supports spouses throughout all phases of their family's military journey with information, tools and programs.

 


Military OneSource
From family and relationships to financial and legal help, Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-sponsored website that supports military families with 24/7 click or call assistance.


US Coast Guard CG SUPRT for Military Spouses

The CG SUPRT program offers free and confidential services to Coast Guard members to help you maximize your potential.

 


DFAS resources
Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
DFAS provides payment services to the U.S. Department of Defense.

 

 


Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
This website is your resource for all things IRS.

 



U.S. Department for Veteran Affairs 
The official website of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

 


TRICARE is the comprehensive health plan benefit for Uniformed Service members and their eligible dependents. To learn all about plans and eligibility, find a doctor, track costs and access important phone numbers, click here. For current TRICARE educational publications and the ability to sign up for any change notifications, click here.


DEERS MilConnectTo access the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), register family members for TRICARE, or make other important benefits and record changes, visit milConnect.


U.S. Department of Labor (Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members (UCX))
Information on unemployment compensation for former service members.

 


Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
This website provides account access and information on the TSP.

 


Department of Defense DoD

Career Ready Portal

The portal is a collaboration of DoD, DoL and VA resources designed to help Service members, Veterans and their spouses plan and achieve their career, education, and financial goals.

 


Military Installations
Use this page to search and find information about military installations, state resources and programs or services.

 

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Latest Blogs

Taking Ownership of Your Budget While Owning a Pet

By Team Member | Sep 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…

Read More

Dig Deeper

Measure Progress - Finances - Military Spouse Goal Setting

Financial Quizzes

Personality Quiz

Military Support Links

Office of Financial Readiness
The Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness offers resources, education and support for every stage of financial readiness. Their goal is to foster a financially secure and mission-ready force with every military family living their best life today and in the future.


Military One Source - Spouse Education & Career OpportunitiesThe Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program (SECO), provided by the Department of Defense, offers career guidance, comprehensive resources and tools to military spouses around the world.


MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) The MyCAA Scholarship Program offers up to $4,000 to eligible military spouses to pursue a license, certification or Associate's Degree in a portable career field. Learn more, today!

 


MySTEP (or Military Spouse Transition Program) supports spouses throughout all phases of their family's military journey with information, tools and programs.

 


Military OneSource
From family and relationships to financial and legal help, Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-sponsored website that supports military families with 24/7 click or call assistance.

 


US Coast Guard CG SUPRT for Military Spouses

The CG SUPRT program offers free and confidential services to Coast Guard members to help you maximize your potential.

 

 


DFAS resources
Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
DFAS provides payment services to the U.S. Department of Defense.

 

 


Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
This website is your resource for all things IRS.

 



U.S. Department for Veteran Affairs 
The official website of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

 


TRICARE is the comprehensive health plan benefit for Uniformed Service members and their eligible dependents. To learn all about plans and eligibility, find a doctor, track costs and access important phone numbers, click here. For current TRICARE educational publications and the ability to sign up for any change notifications, click here.


DEERS MilConnectTo access the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), register family members for TRICARE, or make other important benefits and record changes, visit milConnect.


 

U.S. Department of Labor (Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members (UCX))
Information on unemployment compensation for former service members.

 


Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
This website provides account access and information on the TSP.

 


Department of Defense DoD

Career Ready Portal

The portal is a collaboration of DoD, DoL and VA resources designed to help Service members, Veterans and their spouses plan and achieve their career, education, and financial goals.

 


Military Installations
Use this page to search and find information about military installations, state resources and programs or services.

 

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MilLife Milestones

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Coffee Shop tips - financial readiness

Latest Blogs

Taking Ownership of Your Budget While Owning a Pet

By Team Member | Sep 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…

Read More

Dig Deeper

Measure Progress - Finances - Military Spouse Goal Setting

Financial Quizzes

Personality Quiz
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Recent 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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