Rent or Buy: What MilFams Need to Know
You've seen the headlines: The housing market is beginning to stabilize. Home prices in some cities are increasing, and much of the U.S. housing market is in recovery.
Military Enrollment Quadruples in TSP Roth
Enrollment in the Thrift Savings Plan's fledgling Roth option spiked in December, especially among military service members. And the growing interest in the Roth option could lead to service members being automatically enrolled in TSP.
Military Saves Week to Focus on Finances
Most military families today are not saving adequately for retirement and many do not have an emergency fund.
This year, Military Saves Week is encouraging everyone to "Set a Goal, Make a Plan, Save Automatically." Military Saves provides helpful tips for successful saving, establishing credit, paying down debt, planning for retirement and much more.
Tax Time Toolkit for Military Spouses
Income tax season is upon us, and it's time to grab out your reading glasses, visor, accounting calculator, coffee (or wine), and that stack of important paperwork you meant to organize to make filing your taxes easier, but just never quite got around to. Because we totally understand how busy you are and know that you'll just end up on Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest during your search for tax time tips, we put together a list of resources that every milspouse needs during tax season.
Top Five Money Moves Can Help Put Families On a Firm Financial Track
It's still not as easy to get a new credit card as it was before the recession, but Americans have shown a willingness to use credit cards more responsibly over the past few years. As credit card delinquencies have declined and household balances have dropped, lenders have stepped up competition over consumers with strong credit scores. The first eight of this year's Editor's Choice picks single out accounts that reward your solid credit history with low fees and high rewards.