This week, we talked about the financial challenges and opportunities for military families. The video panel included: J.J. Montanaro – USAA Financial Planner, Kate Horrell– Military Finance Coach, and Rod Griffin – Director of Public Education at Experian, and Mike Delgado – Social Media Community Manager at Experian. We also featured Adrianna Lupher– CEO of MSB New Media and creator of NextGen Milspouse on Twitter.
Questions We Discussed:
Q1: What are some financial challenges do military families struggle with?
Q2: What should military families know about their basic allowance for housing (BAH)?
Q3: What are ways for military families to deal with debt?
Q4: Are there any tax tips that military families should know about?
Q5: How can families financially prepare for relocation or deployment?
Q6: What are ways to track money and pay bills when deployed
Q7: What financial benefits are available to military families? Education?
Q8: What financial advice do you have for those transitioning to civilian life?
Q9: What are ways for civilians to help support military families and vets in need?
Q10: Are there any scams military families should be aware of
Q11: Any final financial tips you have for military families?