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Additional resources for servicemembers, veterans, and their families

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Service-specific personal financial management services

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Military spouses

A checklist of important information for new military spouses
Education and career opportunities for military spouses
The Military Spouse Employment Partnership Job Board

Military parents

How to teach your kids to save

Legal assistance

The Armed Forces Legal Assistance Program provides legal advice to servicemembers. To find your legal assistance office, use the locator.

American Bar Association Home Front provides pro bono legal services to servicemembers.

The Department of Justice publishes a booklet on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

Information for wounded, ill, or injured warriors

The Wounded Warrior Resource Center provides a single contact point for information to ensure that wounded warriors will receive appropriate support.

Wounded Warrior Pay Management teams ensure that wounded servicemembers and their families do not have to worry about finances on their own.

The National Resource Directory supports recovery and community reintegration for wounded servicemembers.

The Social Security Administration provides information on claiming disability benefits.

Money management and saving

Kiplinger and the Better Business Bureau have partnered to produce a Personal Finance Guide for Military Families.

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office produced A Salute to Smart Investing, a booklet designed to help military families work through the basics of smart investing.

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation has created SaveAndInvest to give military families and older investors good information about investing wisely.

Check out these creative saving strategies from the U.S. Navy Personal Financial Management Program.

Personalized coaching and financial planning is available through the Department of Defense, your on-base military bank or credit union, and Military OneSource.

Military Saves helps motivate, support, and encourage military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth.

Information for surviving spouses

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides information about benefits for surviving family members of military personnel who died in service or as veterans. The VA also publishes a book of benefits for veterans, dependents, and survivors.

Learn more about reporting a retiree’s death to avoid possible financial complications.

Avoiding scams

The Consumer Federation of America provides a summary of protections against predatory lending for servicemembers.

The Better Business Bureau’s Military Line offers information to avoid possible scams.

Other information

General information on pay for military members
Tax information for military members
Information about and access to benefits for servicemembers, veterans, wounded warriors, and their families.
State Veterans Affairs Offices
Access a mobile-friendly version of the Veterans Affairs website.