Mission Readiness: Helping military families protect their finances from coronavirus challenges

“Mission Readiness” focuses on access to special programs and benefits that can help our Georgia military families and veterans during difficult financial times. Topic areas that are covered include military emergency relief funds and other programs, strategies for your Thrift Savings Plan, taking advantage of tax breaks, low-cost insurance and other opportunities for military families to save, how to protect your finances when leaving the military, and how to avoid ID theft and financial scams. Speakers for this tele-town hall include Personal Finance Journalist Kim Lankford; Financial Readiness Manager - FINRA Investor Education Foundation Shay Cook, MS, AFC®, FFC®; Licensed in Georgia and Alabama Realtor® Tiffiney Graham, and Senior, Enrollment Counselor, Military and Adult Learners at Columbus State University Tamara Hicks. The event is moderated by the host of GPB’s Lawmakers, Donna Lowry.