Military Resources to Save Money

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Mortgage and Lending with Legacy Group Lending

As a disabled veteran and now a loan officer in Kitsap County,  I know how hard it is to stay on top of your finances and be saving in today's economy.   That is the main reason why I became a loan officer, I wanted to help others receive the finances needed and get into the home of their dreams.
 
 Most people are just not aware of the resources available to military personal who need help with their finances.  Here is a list of different sites and organizations that are dedicated to helping those who've served us.  I hope this list is helpful to you and your family as it has been for mine.

Military Resources to saving money:

Investor Resources from Financial Regulators

saveandinvest.org/Military SaveAndInvest.org/Military provides unbiased and neutral information from a securities regulator. The site contains financial calculators, and useful regulatory information as well as materials specifically designed for military servicemembers and families, including the publication

Investor.gov - Securities and Exchange Commission 

Other Financial Education and Benefits On-Line Resources

360FinancialLiteracy.org

Americasaves.org

Americasavesweek.org

ChoosetoSave.org

Financial Peace University Free Tools

Extension.org

Incharge Mind Your Finances

Investor Protection Trust

Military.com

MilitaryOneSource.com

MHN Government Services

Moneytopia - Fun with Finances: Play the Moneytopia online finance game

MyMoney.gov

The Investor's Clearing House

The Bad Credit Hotel - Check out the Treasury Department's fun game

Ways to Save - By Reader's Digest

Kiplinger's and BBB Personal Finance for Military Families

Smart About Money - Help with life's financial decisions

Financial Planning for Retirement

Army OneSource - E-learning Center

Retirement Estimator - Social Security Online

Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement - U.S. Dept. of Labor

TransitionAssistanceProgram.com

Debt Reduction

Incharge.org/debt

Financial Fitness Center Podcasts

American Consumer Credit Counseling Audio Downloads

Other

Salute to Smart Investing - Prepared Especially for the Armed Forces by Virginia and Kenneth Morris

USA Cares - Provides military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need

My Help List -  A Comprehensive List of Resources for Military Members 

Defense Link - Personal Finance Resources for Military Servicemembers and Their Families

Homeowners Assistance Program - to assist eligible homeowners who face financial loss when selling their primary residence homes in areas where real estate values have declined because of a base closure or realignment announcement.

AnnualCreditReport.com - Free Credit Report  1-877-322-8228

Defenselink.mil - Portal to DoDs links on the World Wide Web

MilitaryMoney.com - Military Money Magazine

Operation Hope - Emergency Financial First Aid Kit and Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide

Visit our family programs offices at each installation for more information or visit the following sevice related websites or use quick links off of www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil.

www.usmc-mccs.org - Marine Corps Community Services

www.ffsp.navy.mil - Navy Fleet and Family Support

www.armyonesource - Army Community Services

www.afcrossroads.com -  Airman and Family Readiness

www.uscg.mil - Coast Guard Health and Safety Directorate

www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil - Use Military Homefront Installations and Directories of Services to identify locations

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