Military service members, families and Veterans face some unique challenges in the world of personal finance that civilians simply don’t have to deal with. From handling credit matters during deployment to low financial literacy levels that make the transition to civilian life difficult, we have the latest news, data and trends that are driving the financial world for military households. Learn how your fellow service members and Veterans are working to get ahead, along with tips and tricks that will help you navigate the often complex financial world you face during and after your service to the country.
November 30th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Although companies are willing to hire veterans, many find the work they can secure is below their skill level and not up to par with their career goals.
October 19th, 2016 | Meghan Alard
As large scale deployments come to an end, it’s essential that military families have plans in place to transition after deployment to achieve stability.
October 12th, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Servicemembers on active duty deployment are protected by the SCRA, but you need to educate yourself to ensure your financial rights aren’t violated.
Consumer Rights, Military
July 13th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Military service members and their families face difficulty with near-term finances. Consolidated Credit has advice for achieving financial stability.
Financial Wellness, Military
May 11th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Although military service members and their families are more likely to take financial education classes, they are still lacking key financial knowledge.
March 15th, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Criminal identity theft charges have been brought against a San Diego jewelry store accused of illegally obtaining military service member MyPay PINs.
Identity Theft, Military
February 22nd, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a saving expert, we have some tips on what you can do this week to improve your personal saving strategy.
Financial Wellness, Military, Saving
November 11th, 2015 | Meghan Alard
This Veteran’s Day, Consolidated Credit looks at how Veterans use GI Bill Benefits for higher education and homeownership to transition to civilian life.
September 9th, 2015 | Monica Victor
Although military members have not always been savvy money managers they are translating their discipline to their finances and are outpacing civilians.
May 18th, 2015 | Monica Victor
On the heels of recommendations to reform servicemembers eligibility for retirement benefits, families have implemented new financial habits on their own.