Active-duty members of the U.S. military and qualifying members of their families enjoy broad protection from predatory lending, unreasonably high interest rates, and other forms of financial malfeasance through two federal laws: the Military Lending Act (MLA) and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). If you’re a current service member or plan to join the
Military pay can’t make you rich, but it does provide excellent saving and investing opportunities, including some unavailable to civilians. By understanding how to take advantage of them, you can secure your future and potentially even retire young.
Until recently, only career military personnel qualified for pensions. But everything changed in 2018. Thanks to the new blended retirement system, most service members qualify for some kind of benefit. But how does the new system work, and how does it affect lifers? Find out here.
Military service has long been a path for social and economic mobility for thousands of young American men and women. Service is both a way to see the world and to learn valuable skills that can be transferred into civilian life. Many enlistees wouldn’t have the opportunity to attend college or purchase a house without
For nearly a century, USAA has offered an ever-growing suite of financial products to active-duty and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their family members. Take a look at the full range here.