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By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow
Compound interest can work for you or against you. It can provide some amazing benefits, turning a few thousand dollars into a million dollar fund over your lifetime, just in time for a comfortable retirement. However, compound interest is not a concept that only applies to retirement savings. As it applies to debt, it can be a lifelong weight on your finances.
By Meghan Northcutt, AFC® Candidate, FFC Candidate
Separating and retiring from military service can be a difficult time; it comes with excitement and worry simultaneously. The time has come for you to consider what your life will look like after your military service commitment is completed. Here are three considerations to help increase the success of this major transition.