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Learn how you two can use your military benefits to build your wealth together! Lacey Langford shares what benefits you may be entitled to, how to use them, and pitfalls to avoid.
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Knowing Military Benefits You’re Entitled To
Making the transition from the service into civilian life can be a huge adjustment. Today we’re going to look at some military benefits available that can help you two build your finances up and make the switch easier.
Lacey Langford, Accredited Financial Counselor who specializes with military members, goes over some some programs and options available, how to use them and financial pitfalls to avoid.
Hope you enjoy!
Resources on Military Benefits and Finances as a Couple
If you’re looking to find more information on today’s topic, here are some resources to check out:
- How To Start Using The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
- The Military Wallet
- Veterans Service Organizations for Benefits Claims Assistance
- An Overview Of The Military’s New Blended Retirement System
I mentioned in the podcast that I had some episodes that covered getting started with the money talk. Here are some of the popular ones:
- Mastering the Money Talks as a Couple
- Three Toxic Habits to Stop When Talking About Money
- Love, Money, and Secrets: How to Be Open with Your Marriage and Finances
- Admitting to Your Spouse That You’re in Debt
- Having the Money Talk with Your Spouse
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QUESTION OF THE DAY: What helped make the transition into civilian life easier?