Financial Tips for Military Families

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Oh the weather outside is frightful, but don’t let the winter blues cause you to go on an emotional spending spree. In this chat we are share tips for staying on top of your budget and finding frugal activities to boost your spirit.

Topic: Financial Tips for Military Families

When: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Military Saves, Lacey Langford, AFC: The Military Money Expert and founder of the Military Money Show; Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP®, AFC: Owner/CEO of Money Talk: Financial Planning Seminars and Publications, Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; 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 some financial considerations that are unique to military families?
  2. Where can military families find low cost or free financial advice, help with planning and other resources?
  3. How can military members and families save for retirement?
  4. What steps can military families take to be prepared for frequent moves or unexpected deployment?
  5. Why is having good credit important to military families?
  6. What financial issues should be considered when preparing to separate from the military and enter civilian life?
  7. What are some options for military families to save for or pay college costs?
  8. How can military families and veterans save on groceries and other costs?
  9. Are there ways military families can save on child care?
  10. What other financial tips do you have for military families and veterans?

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