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Debt-to-Income Ratio

Debt-to-Income Ratio Use this calculator to quickly determine your debt-to-income ratio. This is the percentage of your gross income required to cover your housing and

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Should My Spouse Work?

Should my spouse work? This calculator is designed to help you see the financial impact of adding, or removing, a spouse’s income to your household.

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A Method to the Budgeting Madness

Think of learning to stick to a budget, like training for a fitness goal. If you want to run a marathon, you’ll put together a training plan

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Big Money Coming In

Making a spending plan isn’t just about tracking your expenses. It also means looking carefully at what you have to work with — your income.

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Budget Recon

Ready to create a budget? Great! First, know where you stand by tallying up all the funds coming in (whoo hoo!) and all the spending

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Budget Strategy

Once you know what money you have to work with and where it goes, you get to shift focus from what is to what could be. Where do you

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Getting Prepared for Deployment

Getting Financially and Legally Prepared for Deployment If deployment is on the horizon, you need to prepare for any possible life scenario. Part of this

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Expense, Expense, Expense

Think you’ve got a handle on the funds coming in? Then it’s time to look at the money going out. We know this may be

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Review Your Finances before Deploying

Deployment: It’s a basic fact of military life. It’s also one of the most challenging situations a military family can face. Lives and living situations

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Spending Plan Analysis

You’ve put a lot of time and effort into this spending plan thing. Once you’ve created a plan, try to stick to it. Don’t take on an

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Spending Plan Launch

Now that you know how much you can afford to spend in each spending plan category and still move towards your savings goals, it’s time to live

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Download the Budget worksheet to help your family create a budget they can stick to.