Current members of the U.S. Armed Forces face unique challenges and circumstances. Not only have they been tasked with the great responsibility of protecting our country, they must also provide for their own financial well-being and that of their families. Here we discuss the Higher Education Opportunity Act and Post-9/11 GI Bill available to help servicemembers pay for college costs that may not be available to civilians.
Life insurance is a way to protect your loved ones financially after you die and your income stops. Military families have special circumstances to consider while deciding on life insurance protection.
Determining your retirement income needs is a process that helps you identify your retirement planning needs based on your desired standard of living and the resources you'll have available. Today, you can typically no longer rely on Social Security benefits and a military pension check to fulfill all your retirement income needs.
When you envision retirement, you probably see yourself living comfortably, doing what makes you happy. Your dreams could be as lofty as traveling the world or as simple as spending more time with your friends and family. Everyone's vision is unique.
Social Security is a federal system of programs designed to protect individuals and families against economic hardship. Most Americans work in occupations covered by the Social Security system, and they will at some point in their lives receive Social Security benefits.