BBB Military Line offers excellent free resources just for military families. Below are our current offerings:
Because of your service and sacrifices, you and your family may face unique financial challenges. McGraw-Hill and Better Business Bureau have partnered to provide information and resources to help you make smart decisions about your finances. Whether you're just starting to establish a credit and savings plan, or need help managing your family's finances during deployment, this site and our iPhone app can help you.
|Kiplinger-BBB Personal Finance Guide for Military Families
Created in conjunction with financial publisher Kiplinger, this guide contains practical information about being financially prepared for deployment, buying a home, minimizing taxes and avoiding the scams that often target military families.
|A Salute to Smart Investing
Learn the basics of planning for retirement and making investment decisions in this practical, easy-to-read guide. Become a savvy investor.
|Veterans Handbook New
The Veterans Handbook helps the newest generation of veterans make a smooth transition to civilian life. The handbook explains the benefits that make higher education and home ownership accessible and discuss the practical aspects of finding a job, managing money, and investing for the future. Written in clear language with colorful illustrations, the Handbook also lists the resources veterans can trust for reliable information.
|Where Do I Go From Here? Civilian Transition
From InCharge Debt Solutions, this guidebook is a compilation of articles by various authors intended to help military service members transition back to civilian life.
Free to the first 500 Military Line consumers, Money U® is a venture involving the collaborative talents of the founder - a successful entrepreneur and parent of teens - and an award winning eLearning development company. The company has no ties to the financial industry.
|Get More Money Now
This online guide teaches the basics of improving your credit and investing wisely.
|Defending Your Home New
From InCharge Debt Solutions, this guidebook is a compilation of article by various authors intended to assist military service members with the most commonly faced housing issues including:
|Financial Readiness Equals Mission Readiness
In these videos, Brenda Linnington, Director of the Better Business Bureaus (BBB) Military Line® explains why financial readiness is a vital part of mission readiness.