Social Security is an important part of funding retirement. Some military spouses can be subject to a reduced Social Security benefit. That can especially be the case for teachers and other state employees.
Your lifestyle as a military member can make it pretty tempting to become a landlord. Frequent PCS moves allow you to accumulate properties and turn them into rental properties. But before you go down this path, make sure you know what you're signing up for.
One way military members aren't different than their civilian counterparts is that many of us are, and all of us have, mothers. If you're a mother or have a mother you're keeping an eye on, here are some financial tips.
If Savings Bonds are used to pay for college expenses, the interest on them could be tax free. But as you progress through the ranks of the military or if you retire from the military and start a second career, you might earn your way out of the benefit.
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