Deployment and PCS
A life in the military means a life of change—including changes in duty stations and deployments around the world. Here's what you need to be prepared.
To help you and your family financially prepare for moves or deployments, the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the National Military Family Association have joined forces to bring you a new version of this popular publication. (PDF 4 MB)
Whether your family is planning for a PCS move now or in a few years, questions about finances will arise. These tips can help you plan financially for your next move.
The best way to avoid stressful discussions about money is to communicate openly and regularly about household finances. These tips will help you get the conversation going and keep it on track.
A sudden deployment affects the entire family. Not only will you have to prepare for your mission, but you will also have to make sure your spouse or another guardian is prepared to take over 100 percent of the parenting responsibilities and expenses. Here are some things to consider as you prepare your Family Care Plan.