Benefits, Pay, and Financial Matters


Also see My Benefits, My Family, and My Finance at AKO

American Red Cross: Help for soldiers, retirees, and military families.

Army Emergency Relief (AER): A private nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide emergency financial assistance for soldiers and their dependents.

Army Financial Management: Pay rates, per diem, allowances, currency converter, and lots of other excellent information.

Military Compensation: Explains military pay and benefits. Also compares retired pay options for those who may choose between the pre-1986 retirement system and the REDUX with $30,000 bonus. Includes several online benefit calculators.

Thrift Savings Plan for Uniformed Services (TSP): This is where you can find the most up to date informaiton on your trift savings plan.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS): Pay Scales, BAH, BAS, travel regulations, etc.

myPay: Manage your pay information, leave and earnings statements, W-2s and more.

Internal Revenue Service

Social Security Administration: If you think full Social Security payments start at 65 you may be wrong. Look here today to plan for what you'll need at retirement.

Veterans Administration: Veteran information is continually changing, this is the best location to get up to date information.

Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs: Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors.


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