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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 financial freedom.

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 April.

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. Also, read to the end, and you will be rewarded w...

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, the prime rate increased to 3.75% as a result of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee actions. What does this mean for USAA members?

Happy Veterans' Day! Through your sacrifice, you’ve earned benefits that can provide you and your family best-in-class care — and that can save you money.

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