Financial Assistance

Personal Financial Counselor

Surge Military Family Life Consultant - Personal Financial Counselor (MFLC-PFC)
Surge MFLC-PFCs may be in place at local units if requested. These surge MFLC-PFC are usually available for six- month time frames depending on need. MFLC-PFCs provide financial counseling and education services to military Service Members and their Families with personal financial readiness services. This includes providing personal and Family financial counseling, planning, education, awareness information services, appropriate referrals, and assistance to applicable military Families. 

Contact Family Program at 667-296-4150 for the name and location of surge MFLC-PFCs and permanent MFLC-PFCs (active duty locations) in Maryland.

Financial Literacy
Here are some financial literacy resources for military families:
Investopedia - Explore a wide range of offers including free CDs, books, home study courses, software and trade recommendations
Joint Services Support Financial Management Awareness Program - Practical support, tools and resources are available to help secure the future, achieve financial goals and improve life quality.
Lutheran Social Services Financial Counseling Service - Free and confidential consultations to address debt, housing and bankruptcy.
Military OneSource Money Management - Offers short-term, solution-focused financial services to eliminate debt, grow a nest egg or make plans for filing taxes.
Mint - Brings all financial accounts together online or on a mobile device, automatically categorizes transactions and helps set budgets to achieve savings goals. - Explains and simplifies the complicated world of retirement savings by focusing on the Roth IRA, a tool with important tax savings if used properly.
Save And Invest - Unbiased financial tools and information for military families and all investors from the FINRA Foundation.
Thrift Savings Plan - Federal employees, members of the uniformed services and beneficiary participants have the opportunity to participate in one of the finest retirement plans in the world.

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