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MilSpouse Money Mission

Our mission is to educate and empower military spouses to elevate their families by making smart money moves. Check out our Money Ready curriculum to get started!

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MilSpouse Money Mission

Our mission is to educate and empower military spouses to elevate their families by making smart money moves. Check out our Money Ready curriculum to get started!

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Read about issues related to military spouses, families and money management.

5 Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Job Interview

Apr 17, 2019

Interviewing can be a nerve-wracking experience for the most seasoned worker. The process can be especially challenging for military spouses…

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17 Smart Ways to Reduce Spending

Apr 17, 2019

We would all like to find creative ways to reduce our spending, right? Maybe it means we’ll have a little…

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Budget Basics: Where Is My Money Going?

Apr 17, 2019

Have you ever had the feeling that your hard-earned money seems to vanish into thin air? Well, it isn’t just…

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Whoa, Baby! Four Financial Tips to Help You Prepare for Parenthood

Apr 17, 2019

Becoming a parent for the first time may be the most exciting (and scariest) time in your life, especially for…

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Unemployed

%

Military spouses who indicated they were unemployed

Underemployment

%

Working military spouses who reported they were underemployed

Relocation Expense

%

Families spending over $1,000 in unreimbursed expenses during last PCS

Financial Stressors

%

Millennial families claiming two incomes as vital to their well-being

Help lead your military family to a stronger financial future by elevating your financial know-how.

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Money Ready 101

A strong financial foundation can help you achieve your goals, no matter what they are. Create a budget as the first step to understanding your inflows and outflows. Learn More

Credit can be an important financial tool, but it must be used wisely. The poor use of credit is perhaps the number one cause of financial hardship among military families. Learn More

Learning how to manage and reduce household debt is a valuable contribution every milspouse can make to their family. Begin by calculating your debt to income (DTI) ratio. Learn More

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Money Ready 201

Smart spending, regular savings and strategic investing are just part of smart financial management. It is vital to insure your assets, your earning potential, yourself, and your family against suffering a loss. Learn More

A good financial plan starts with your goals. Clearly defining why you are putting money away can help you find the right tools. Start saving and investing early and regularly to reach your major financial goals. Learn More

Your best defense as a victim of identity theft is to recognize it quickly and take immediate action to mitigate the effects. It can take months or years and thousands of dollars for victims to clear their names and credit records. Learn More

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Military Spouses - Financial Planning - Measure Progress

Money Ready 301

What do you consider to be a major purchase: a new car, truck or motorcycle, a home, a new gaming system? Any of these could be a major purchase depending on your financial situation at the time you make it. Learn More

Earning a college degree is often viewed as a stepping stone to the American dream. While a higher education comes with the potential for higher income, it doesn’t come cheaply. You must first tackle the challenge... Learn More

Retirement may seem distant but start planning for it now to obtain financial security during your retirement years. The most powerful factor that you might have is time. Investing now for retirement offers two essential... Learn More

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Money Ready 401

Deciding which investments to make takes time and energy and investing often costs money. You can save on investment costs by doing it yourself or you can get help. Which is best depends on you. Learn More

We have heard the stories of rich celebrities with no plan for who would inherit their millions. Or the trust-fund kid whose dearly departed uncle set him up for life. This may not be your story, but you can still... Learn More

You are well on your way toward improving your financial condition if you have studied the money management courses contained within this website. Once you understand what is involved in managing... Learn More

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