The U.S. military makes sacrifices every day. According to NBCnews.com, military families carry more debt and have fewer assets than civilians.
If you are one of those, Winnie Sun at Forbes.com offers several tips.
First, use your education benefits wisely. The GI bill is a perk that covers in-state tuition for up to 36 months and a limited dollar amount for private colleges for veterans. Although the benefits can be transferred to other family members, you may have to serve an extra 4 years. Research and request it early in your career.