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 guide or the MiLife Milestones section 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 guide to get started!

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MilLife Milestones

Military life is a journey. While it can be challenging, we’re here to support you with information to help you make smart money moves during life’s big moments.

  • New Spouse

  • First Child

  • Promotion

  • TSP Vesting

  • Pre-Deployment

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  • Post-Deployment

  • PCS

  • Continuation Pay

  • Separation

  • Retirement

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PCS Basics:
• Most military families stay at their duty stations for 2-4 years
• The military will pack & move your belongings for free, but you should pack fragile and valuable items yourself in your car or luggage.
• Saving up for your move will help big time. Create a PCS fund to prepare for any surprises!
Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2Nmpmej
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MilSpouse Money Mission3 days ago
When furnishing your home, it's important to consider needs vs. wants. Making a list that prioritizes your essentials is a great way to figure out how you can decorate your space within a realistic budget. You can save money and create a home you love by scouring online marketplaces, DIYing home decor, or searching for local garage/estate sales. Learn more about financial planning at the link below.
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MilSpouse Money Mission4 days ago
PCS moves are an exciting opportunity to explore, meet new people, and strengthen your family bonds. They can also impact your wallet! There are a lot of factors to consider when moving to a new place. Here are 10 things to consider to make your next PCS move go as smoothly as possible:
• Understand state residency.
• Research child care.
• Boost your emergency fund.
• Lighten the load.
• Update your mailing address.
• Use military facilities.
• Automate your bill paying.
• Update your banking (if you need to).
• Review your credit.
• Get preapproved for a mortgage or car loan.

Learn why and how these tips can help your family transition here: https://bit.ly/3kYvju3
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MilSpouse Money Mission5 days ago
"When I am looking to save some money easily, I check for unneeded expenses. I find it helpful to see the subscriptions you have in one place in case there are some you may have forgotten you have.

I was subscribing to a streaming service, but we were barely using it. I bought an antenna instead, so we were able to cancel the streaming service and save some money!"

- Brittany | Fort Carson, CO

Read more of Brittany's story and hear from our financial planning experts here: https://bit.ly/3cMVGj7
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MilSpouse Money Mission7 days ago
Piggy banks aren't just for kids! Saving your loose change in a jar can add up over time. Adding just 50¢/day over a year is an easy way to start a "rainy day" fund for short-term savings, like upcoming vacations, splurges, or bigger purchases. This tip is an easy way to save money without heartache, and it's also a great way to teach little ones to pinch their pennies.
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Register now for the 2021 Virtual Military Spouse Symposium! This free, three-day event on April 27-29, will give you the tools and resources to meet your career, educational and relationship goals! Find out more and register today at this link: https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil/portal/spousesymposium/
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PCS Basics:
• Most military families stay at their duty stations for 2-4 years
• The military will pack/move you for free, or you can apply for a PPM/DITY move
• A PCS savings fund will help cover any surprises
Learn more: https://t.co/XbyTQsnhQo
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When furnishing your home, consider needs vs. wants. Save money & create a home you love by scouring online marketplaces, DIYing home decor, or searching for local garage/estate sales. Learn more about financial planning here: https://t.co/Me2HqjhNZR #savingstips #militaryspouse https://t.co/JF0QHUvIY0 MilSpouseMM photo
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PCS moves are an exciting opportunity to explore, meet new people, and strengthen your family bonds. Learn some financial tips to make your family's next PCS as peaceful as possible here: https://t.co/5kPifI9Qog

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5 days ago
"When I am looking to save some money, I check for unneeded expenses. I find it helpful to see the subscriptions you have in one place in case there are some you may have forgotten."

Read Brittany's story & hear from our financial planning experts here: https://t.co/XdtSBYYyTB https://t.co/ODLavdxwJ0
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Piggy banks aren't just for kids! Saving your loose change in a jar can add up over time. Adding 50¢/day for a year gives you $182.50 to put towards short-term savings, like upcoming vacations, splurges, or bigger purchases.
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Register now for the 2021 Virtual Military Spouse Symposium! This free, three-day event on April 27-29, will give you the tools and resources to meet your career, educational and relationship goals! Find out more and register today at this link: https://t.co/ytTolF7gxr
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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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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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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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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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