Financial Readiness for Your Military Family

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It’s Military Appreciation Month! This week we’re chatting with experts including Military Saves about financial preparedness for military families. We hope to see you there!

Topic: Financial Readiness for Your Military Family

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where:Join thelive hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Lacey Langford, AFC: Founder and CEO of the Military Money Show and MilMoneyCon; Amanda Huffman: Host of the Women of the Military Podcast, Author of Women of the Military and Founder of; Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP®, AFC®, CRPC, CPFFE: Owner and CEO of Money Talk; Military Saves; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. What are unique financial considerations for military servicemembers and families?
  2. What resources are available to help military families with budgeting and financial planning and education?
  3. How can military families ensure they are financially prepared for the possibility that their service member does not come home?
  4. How can military personnel recognize and avoid predatory lenders?
  5. What are some strategies for reducing debt and improving financial stability as a military family?
  6. How can servicemembers and military families manage their credit and protect their identity?
  7. How can a military spouse find a job or bring in income that fits with military lifestyle?
  8. How are major credit purchases like cars or homes different for military families, and what resources are available?
  9. How do you prepare for retirement when you are serving in a military career?
  10. What are some of the financial advantages serving in the military can provide?

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