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  • 3 Oct 2017

    Leaving Service - State help

    If you’re leaving the Armed Forces and think that you’ll get State help to make your money go further, you may be in for a surprise. State benefits are hard to come by, so make sure you plan ahead and take advantage of the opportunities available to you before you leave.  

  • 12 Sep 2017

    Gambling - When the fun stops - STOP!

    Having a flutter on the horses, trying to second-guess which team is going to win a game or playing those slot machines on your base are all ways to alleviate the pressure or ease the boredom of your day – just a bit of fun. But if it stops being fun, then it’s time to stop! Here are some tips to help you avoid the spiral of debt and stay MoneyFit.

  • 5 Sep 2017

    The State Pension and you

    Changes to the State Pension were introduced last April, but how do they impact on you as members of the Armed Forces? The Forces Pension Society has been trying to circulate information on the State Pension to as many of you as possible. So if you’re leaving Service soon, here’s what you need to know.  

  • 29 Aug 2017

    Back to work reality check

    The holidays are nearly over and soon it will be back to the usual (or maybe not so usual) grind. Whatever’s next for you, there’s no ignoring the fact that the cost of living is rising but salaries aren’t keeping up. Winter is coming and Christmas is closer than you think! But it’s not all doom and gloom – here are some tips to help you get MoneyFit.  

  • 21 Aug 2017

    Are you ready for an interest rate rise?

    With media speculation of an interest rate rise likely sometime early next year, it’s time to take action now. If you have a mortgage, credit card debts or loans (which most of us have), even the smallest rate increase could be quite painful. The last thing you want on top of your Christmas expenses is a hike to your mortgage or other loans. With a little preparation now you may be able to get through the tight squeeze.  

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