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

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How to Protect Your Personal Finances Now

By Team Member | Apr 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…

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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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MilLife Milestones

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Coffee Shop tips - financial readiness

Latest Blogs

young couple reviewing bills

How to Protect Your Personal Finances Now

By Team Member | Apr 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…

Read More

Dig Deeper

Measure Progress - Finances - Military Spouse Goal Setting

Financial Quizzes

Personality Quiz
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Recent Blogs

How to Protect Your Personal Finances Now

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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2019 Tax Prep: Back to Basics

March 23, 2020

It’s tax time again. And while the federal income tax filing deadline for 2019 has been extended to July 15, 2020, that date will be here before you know it. Whether you’re preparing your own taxes or seeking professional assistance, here’s some guidance on what documents you need and where to get additional support to…

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Staying on Track with Your Financial Goals

February 4, 2020

You Can Do It! Stay on Track with Your Financial Goals Did you set any financial goals or resolutions for the new year? If so, the end of each month is the perfect time to see if you’re staying on track with your financial goals. Set SMART goals Hopefully, you set goals that were SMART:…

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Start the New Year Right, Set Financial Goals

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

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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Reimbursement for Relicensing Fees Is Here, Milspouses!

September 26, 2019

Reimbursement for Relicensing & Certification Fees for Military Spouses The Department of Defense (DoD) recognizes the challenges many military spouses face maintaining a career while moving every few years. So, the DoD introduced the National Defense Authorization Acts of 2018 and 2020, which allow each branch of service to reimburse military spouses for qualified relicensing…

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5 Steps for Sending Your Military Kid Back to School on a Budget

August 19, 2019

Back to School on a Budget It’s back to school time! And while parents may be breathing a collective sigh of relief, it might be a different story when it comes to their wallets. According to a recent survey, families with school-age children spent on average almost $700 in 2019 to equip their kids for…

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Changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill’s Transferability Rules Coming January 2020

July 31, 2019

Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability Rules Significant changes were made to the transferability rules for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which were to become effective in July 2019. However, the Pentagon recently delayed these changes until Jan. 12, 2020. It is important to act now if these changes impact you and your family. Transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill…

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