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Written by Alecia Blair | May 21, 2015
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate
Spring has sprung, and permanent change of station (PCS) season is in full swing! If you’re among the one-third of active servicemembers who receive PCS orders each year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), then you are very aware of the financial costs of these moves that can stress even the most frugal of military families.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | May 19, 2015
By: FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff
Active duty military personnel make permanent change of station (PCS) moves about every two to four years. PCS expenses—such as the high cost of temporary lodging, meals, vehicle maintenance costs, fees for boarding pets and housing transaction costs—can eat into tight budgets.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | May 12, 2015
By Kisha A. Taylor, Writer/Editor, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
Think about it: How many times has your address changed since you’ve started contributing to the TSP? If you’re like many of your fellow military members, you’ve probably PCS’d more than a few times.Read more...