Money Smart 🧠 and Family Strong 💪: Nov. 2021

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Help Secure Their Financial Future
Your service member can get expert help establishing a firm financial footing with free guidance, benefits and protections. From budgeting to car buying and credit scores to debt reduction, learn about pro help.
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What Can EFMP Do for You?
 
Military families with special needs can rely on support from the Exceptional Family Member Program. EFMP offers special consideration during assignment coordination, helps find support services and more. Learn about eligibility and this program for military families.
 
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Bridge Your Relationship Divide
 
Life stressors + MilLife challenges can add up to serious relationship strain. Even the strongest couples feel it sometimes. You can use these relationship tips to reconnect and reaffirm your bond.
 
Reach Out to Reconnect

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Things You Shouldn’t Say to a MilSpouse
 
Sometimes, words of encouragement can rub the wrong way. If you want to offer support to a military spouse, lead with empathy and unity. Read examples of what to say — and what phrases to avoid.
 
Say This, Not That

 
War in Afghanistan: Help for Veterans
The end of the war in Afghanistan has led to a wave of media attention as well new emotions for many of its veterans. If you know a veteran struggling to make sense of their service, connect them with free support.
 

 
Money Matters – So Master It
Financial security allows service members to maintain a mission-focus. Brush up on money matters with five free courses and encourage your service member to upskill too. These online courses cover consumer credit, budgeting, avoiding debt during PCS and more.
 

 
About Military OneSource
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense program that connects service members and their families to information, resources and support for their best military life. Learn how we support service members and stay in-the-know about relevant help when challenges arise.
 

 
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Military Community and Family Policy recognizes various events
and observances that honor and support service members
and their families.
National Veterans and
Military Families Month

November
National Family
Caregivers Month

November
Thanksgiving
Nov. 25, 2021
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Dec. 7, 2021
National Guard Birthday
Dec. 13, 2021
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