Financial woes can critically impact your mission readiness. To further
complicate financial readiness plans, our military lifestyle includes
frequent relocations and deployments. But our way of life doesn’t have
to hinder our ability to manage family finances successfully. Whether
you prefer a classroom setting, an online experience, a multimedia
approach or an individual consultation in person or by phone, a wide
variety of resources are available to help put you on the path to
A noteworthy month, April fills up fast with observances ranging from
National Fresh Celery Month and National Straw Hat Month to National
Humor Month (no kidding!). Despite the competition among deserving
topics, Financial Capability earned its own month of recognition in
Spend less than you earn. The idea sounds simple, yet 60% of Americans
don’t, according to a national 2016 study on Financial Capability in the
United States. That statistic may seem surprising, but considering
almost half of us don’t follow a budget, maybe it’s to be expected.
If you were like me, your 2016 was crazy busy. With so much going on
around the holidays, did you let a few year-end financial goals slip
through the cracks? The good news is, December wasn’t your last chance
to invest in an IRA. If that’s one of the things you forgot about, there
is still time! Let’s look at why it’s important to invest in an IRA.
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