5 Common Financial Mistakes by Service Members

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It’s a common misconception that military members are rich, and some new recruits think that as well when joining. This train of thought, along with poor personal finance knowledge, has led to disastrous financial mistakes by service members. In truth, a newly enlisted member is only making about $1917.60 (pre-tax) per month. That’s only $23,011 … Read more

10 Strategies For Saving Money On Deployment

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Going on deployment is never easy for a military member or the loved ones left behind. Being sent thousands of miles away from friends and family can bring additional stress to an already stressful occupation, especially with limited communication. However, one potential benefit is saving money on deployment and setting yourself up for financial freedom. … Read more

All About Military Pay Dates And More

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As a personal finance enthusiast and someone who has navigated the intricate world of military pay, I understand the challenges that come with managing finances in a dynamic environment. Whether you are new to the military life or not, there are probably some questions that you have about military pay dates, entitlements, and deductions. How … Read more

The SCRA Military Benefit

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Today, I want to shine a spotlight on a mighty piece of legislation that stands tall in the realm of military benefits—the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Now, I know what you’re thinking, “SCRA? Is that some fancy naval term?” Well, not quite, but it does provide a lifeline of protections and benefits for our … Read more