By Lisa Daniel
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2012 – Financial planners often talk about “being smart” when it comes to your finances – where, when and how to save, spend, and invest your money and how to manage your credit.
The ins and outs of getting and staying in good financial shape can feel like a full-time job. From buying a house to researching tax breaks to asking about lower interest rates on credit cards or auto insurance, getting smart about finances takes effort.
That endeavor can be made easier, however, with a free website and app created especially for military members by the Better Business Bureau and McGraw Hill Companies. The consumer advocacy group’s military division teamed up with the global financial information company to create militaryandmoney.com and its smartphone app, which is available for the iPhone and iPad. There will also soon be an Android version available, Brenda Linnington, director of the BBB Military Line, told me today.
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