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Military Families: Preparing for Retirement

Retirement by itself is a life-changing event. Retiring from the military adds a whole other life-changing element. The military is a very structured environment, and moving to a civilian lifestyle is much less structured.   While this may feel overwhelming at times, there are several things that can help make the transition of retiring from the military easier. Here is a closer look at some things that may help you adapt better to this change.

Medical Care

  Get the most out of your benefits by scheduling your final exams including dental exams. Your insurance will change and you may want to reach out to a professional to help you understand what changes will take place once you are retired.  

Finances

  Another big change you will have is your finances. It is important to have a clear understanding of your finances. A good first step in dealing with finances is creating a budget. If you feel that you need help with your finances, please reach out to us. We are here to help you.  

Education

  You may want to look into getting an education after retiring. There are many opportunities and resources to help you get an education. Working toward a degree can be a great resource in transitioning to a new career.

 Organize Tasks and Goals

  There are a lot of things that need to be taken care of when retiring, and it can begin to be overwhelming. Organizing the tasks and goals that need to be done will help to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything dealing with retirement and can help you develop a plan on how you want to accomplish your goals. Take the time to figure out what you need to get done and what you would like to accomplish in your retirement. If you need help with this, reach out to us by calling (866) 729-7845.

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