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  • 4 Apr 2017

    One-stop shop for veterans

    Leaving the Armed Forces can be exciting and exhilarating! No more following orders, you’re your own boss. For most people that’s just what they need to kick-start their new life. But if you find you get into difficulties or don’t know where to find the information you need, that’s where the Veterans’ Gateway comes in.

  • 27 Mar 2017

    Safe mobile banking

    A number of new online ‘challenger’ banks have sprung up vying for your money. Some of them offer quite good interest rates compared with your normal High Street bank, and many of them aim to appeal to modern customers with ‘mobile only’ offerings. But how safe are banking apps and these less well-known challenger banks?

  • 8 Mar 2017

    Budget 2017 - Things you need to know

    The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has presented his Budget to Parliament. Although the Budget was relatively low key, other changes were already planned – see Autumn Statement 2016 . Here’s a summary of things that might affect you, but you can find out more on the BBC and websites.

  • 7 Mar 2017

    Happy 4th Birthday to us

    Birthdays seem to come round faster as you get older – don’t you think! It seems like only yesterday that we launched as the official MOD channel for money advice dedicated to helping UK Service personnel get MoneyFit. In fact, it's four years on 12 March! And in that time, we’re proud to have reached over 450,000 of you. We're really chuffed that more than 75,000 of you have taken control of your finances with our interactive money tools. So, here's what we've been up to in this past year.

  • 21 Feb 2017

    Service to Civvy - Are you pension ready?

    When you join the Armed Forces you're automatically enrolled into the Armed Forces Pension Scheme. You don't have to pay any money into it yourself. You then get paid a pension when you reach the retirement age specified by the scheme. But did you know that there is £320 mn unclaimed Armed Forces pensions? How can you make sure you get yours when it’s due?

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