When my husband met me, my finances were a mess. Our agreement was he would take over and help right my wrongs and I would stop being so impulsive. We’ve both held up our ends of the arrangement, him better than I at times (there’s still that darn Target store that eats me alive…)
Why am I confessing such financial sins for all internet onlookers to see and judge?
Because I know I am not alone when it comes to not understanding what it takes to be financially literate, and that’s OK. I never had a course on retirement plans or balancing a checkbook in high school (hence the financial mess part). There was no “How To Read My First LES Statement” pamphlet provided when hubby joined the military.
That is why I am so excited about a new program Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is introducing to help military families get on the right track towards financial freedom.
I’m so fortunate Kevin has put us on the right track towards retirement. We’ve saved up now to own three houses concurrently, several cars (including a sports car of his choice), and have a plan for our daughter’s college education. I even have a 401k percolating so I can start building up my nest egg, too.
You can recover from young and dumb financial sins. We did. It takes a little bit of time, and a little bit more knowledge. MilCents will help you find financial freedom.
Head over to the MIlCents preview page to be informed when the registration process opens up October 12.