Veteran Resources

Veteran Resources

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Veterans Guide to Vocational Schools and Apprenticeship Programs
Helpful Military Resource Websites

Conversation Starters — Military life changes quickly with deployments, relocations, promotions or changes in dependents. You should prepare to make safe and wise financial decisions.

Military OneSource  — Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard, and Reserve (regardless of activation status), and their families. It is a virtual extension of installation services. You can also choose your branch of service for more specific and focused information.

Military OneSource Financial Services — Military OneSource offers short-term, solution-focused financial counseling at no cost. In other words, MOS helps guide you to resolving your financial issues as promptly as possible. Twelve financial counseling sessions are available with accredited financial counselors and/or certified consumer credit counselors.

Securities and Exchange Commission — The Securities and Exchange Commission’s site for military personnel offers advice on avoiding scams that target members of the military and their families. It also provides a primer on asset allocation — the process of managing risk and not putting all your financial eggs in one basket.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — Focus on military communities is the latest addition to the Your Money, Your Goals suite of financial empowerment materials. The bureau designed this guide to be the go-to resource for financial educators, counselors, and other trusted agents who help servicemembers, veterans, and their families reach their financial goals.

Office of Servicemember Affairs — The Office of Servicemember Affairs of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau focuses on the financial challenges affecting members of the military and their families through financial education, monitoring of complaints submitted by consumers to the CFPB, and coordinating with other federal and state agencies on military consumer protection measures.

National Military Family Association — The National Military Family Association features resources to help military families prepare for deployment and cope with the strain of financial issues.

Military Line — The Better Business Bureau’s Military Line offers free services and consumer education through local BBB offices and online. The Military Line is a partner in the Department of Defense Financial Readiness Campaign.

Save and Invest — Save and Invest, from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, alerts military families to active scams and includes advice on saving and investing. Also available: A free DVD, Outsmarting Investment Fraud.

Department of Veteran Affairs — The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is an agency of the federal government that provides benefits, health care and cemetery services to military veterans.

National Resource Directory for Service Members and Veterans — The National Resource Directory connects the military and veterans with local support.

Veterans Guide to Starting a Small Business

Veterans Guide to Vocational Schools and Apprenticeship Programs

New Mexico Department of Veterans Services 


NOTE: NMRLD does not endorse, nor is it responsible for, any companies, products, or services featured at the web sites listed in this directory. The internet is a dynamic environment; sites and links can change, expire, or be moved at anytime.

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