military retirement

Military Retirement Saving and Investing Options

Military members have a variety of retirement savings and investing options. In addition to the military retirement pay you earn for serving 20 years or more in uniform on active duty or the equivalent in service for the Guard and Reserve, there are several ways to set aside money to use after age 65. Military… Read more »

How Military Retirement Pay Works

There are multiple types of military retirement pay plans for those who serve long enough to qualify for military retirement or are given a disability retirement due to medical issues caused or aggravated by military service. Defense.gov says, “Members who accumulate 20 or more years of active service are eligible for retirement.” That applies to… Read more »

Military divorce

Divorce and the Military: What You Need to Know

Divorce is never easy, but it can be especially complicated when one or both spouses are in the military. Learn what you need to know to protect your rights and interests.

Guard / Reserve Retirement

Retirement Pay for Guard and Reserve Members

If you are in the National Guard or the Reserve, you earn points toward retirement while serving part-time and when called to active service. You qualify for military retirement as a member of a Reserve Component once you have reached 20 creditable years of military service. What does it take to make it to retirement… Read more »