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Preparing for Deployment

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If you have a family, the single most important thing to think about when it comes to deployment is ensuring that they're well taken care of while you're away. Finances are a big part of this, but they can also become a source of friction. According to a survey by the National Military Family Association, 28% of military families say financial i...

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Before You Deploy

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Pre-Deployment Printable Checklist

This handy checklist can help you tie up any "loose ends" prior to your deployment. We've also provided worksheets where you can record important information.

Returning Home

Returning from Deployment

Important Items to Revisit

Once you're home, you'll want to revisit the legal, financial, and personal items you took care of before you left. Here are a few things you'll want to check:

  • Personal information
  • Power of Attorney
  • Personal and family budget
  • Alerts on credit reports and financial accounts
  • Investment and healthcare beneficiaries
  • Your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
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