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Written by Guest Blogger | April 22, 2015
By Meghan Northcutt, AFC® Candidate
Although the US military is in a drawdown after engaging in nearly 14 years of war, troops remain very active in deployments. Military Times reports that 49 percent of the surveyed active duty servicemembers describe their operations (ops) tempo as increased when compared to the last five years, while 38 percent describe their ops tempo as unchanged. With a large reduction in force size, it is the Pentagon’s intent that troops will maintain a presence in certain regions.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | April 20, 2015
By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
April is Financial Literacy Month, the perfect time to reevaluate your spending habits. Can saving $100 today mean having $100,000 in the future? It can if you use time to your advantage. The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), a low-cost retirement plan for military and Federal civilian employees, helps you do that.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | April 14, 2015
The USAA Educational Foundation
If deployment is on the horizon, you need to prepare for any possible life scenario. Part of this preparation is making sure your financial and legal matters are in order.Read more...