Back at the end of July, the news broke that Capital One would be paying $12 million to service members and their families to settle serious claims of wrongful foreclosures that violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The settlement is a reminder to the military community to stay active in checking that protections like the [...]
This post is the last in a three-part series covering tax tips and tricks for military members. This piece covers filing during a deployment and the different options you have while you’re overseas. One of the biggest setbacks for military families trying to file their taxes on time is collecting all of the necessary information [...]
Service members are faced with a number of complications during deployment. Although there are a number of emotional stressors to deal with before shipping out, there are also some financial ends you’ll want to tie up to ensure you’re being responsible with your money while you’re away. One of the most common ways service members [...]
Horror stories of soldiers accruing debt while serving are far too numerous. Financial preparation could lessen the nerves of the moment and save money for both the service member and his or her family. However, how does one save while deployed? And, what are some tips for soldiers without an emergency fund?