MilLife Milestones

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Military life is a journey and, at times, challenging. But we're here to help! MilLife Milestones offers financial checklists, information and resources for the big moments in your military life to help you make smart money moves.

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New Spouse

Money management is critically important for newly married couples. It is important to remember that communication is key.

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New Child

Welcoming a new child into your family is very exciting, but it also brings many changes, big and small. Click to learn more!

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Promotion

Congratulations on your spouse’s promotion! With your love and support, his or her hard work and dedication have paid off. Take the next step.

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TSP Vesting

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is one aspect of your service member’s retirement plan that can help your family save in a tax-advantaged way.

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Pre-Deployment

Deployment is a challenge when it comes to your financial planning. However, it may help strengthen your family's finances.

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Post-Deployment

We've compiled a list of resources to educate you about the financial implications of post-deployment to help you achieve your goals.

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PCS

We're here to help you navigate all the financial implications of your next Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move.

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Continuation Pay

Continuation Pay (CP) is part of the military’s recent shift to the Blended Retirement System (BRS). Learn More!

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Transition

Is your spouse transitioning from military service into civilian life? Learn more about retirement and separation by clicking here.

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Recent Blogs

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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Lead Your Family to a Stronger Financial Future

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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Military Relief Societies: Lending a Helping Hand

December 10, 2020

Military Relief Societies With Thanksgiving leftovers finished, it’s time to take out holiday decorations and prepare for the season of giving. If you find yourself reeling from the uncertainty of 2020 and need some financial support, remember the four military relief societies stand ready to help. Types of Support Army Emergency Relief Society, Navy-Marine Corps…

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Reduce Strain on Your Family Spending Plan

October 13, 2020

Tips to Stretch Your Spending Plan This Fall You may have noticed the days are getting a little shorter, and there’s a crispness to the air. Fall is officially here! Under normal circumstances, military families often welcome the change in seasons, as they settle into school and extra-curricular activities. But this year is anything but…

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What You Need to Know About the Payroll Tax Deferral

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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5 Tips for Avoiding Employment Scams

July 8, 2020

Beware of Employment Scams While this year’s permanent change of station (PCS) season is off to a slow, uncertain start, it is beginning to take shape. These moves will transplant military families around the country and even the world. As a result, many military spouses may be looking for jobs in a challenging job market.…

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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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