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Watch these how-to videos and long-form documentaries on a range of financial topics.
You can minimize the risk of identity theft by checking your bank statements often for suspicious activity and using caution when responding to online promotions. Watch this video to learn how you can protect yourself from identity theft.
Deployment can create financial stress for military families. That's why it's important to talk to your spouse about money before you even get orders. Watch this video for an action plan filled with tips on how to talk about finances.
It's never too early to start saving for college and a 529 College Savings plan can offer tax breaks whether you're saving for yourself or your kids. Watch this video from American Forces Network and visit SaveAndInvest.org to learn more about smart saving for college.
Start an emergency fund so you're prepared for life's unexpected challenges. Figure out your monthly expenses and work to save three to six times that amount so you have any challenge covered. Watch this video to learn more about starting your emergency fund.
Whether it's going through your personal trash, pretending to be a financial institution or stealing wallets, purses and sensitive mail, identity thieves have many ways to steal your information. Watch to learn about other common ways identity theft happens and how you can protect yourself.
Improving your credit score can be as easy as making your payments on time, paying down your credit card balance, and applying only to credit you need. Watch this video and visit SaveAndInvest.org/FreeFICO to enter your .Mil email address and get your free FICO credit score.
If you and your family are weathering tough financial times, don't risk your valuable assets. Quick cash options could risk your car, house or deplete your retirement savings. Watch this video to learn more about the long-term costs of quick cash.
Building a budget, assessing what you owe and talking to a financial counselor are essential if your disability benefits are your main source of income. Watch this video for more information on managing disability benefits.