There are two mega trends that have converged to create a tremendous opportunity for both the financial services industry and the men and women who have honorably served in the armed forces of the United States and their spouses.
What if I told you there was a group of 21.8 million devoted, collaborative, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals seeking employment in the United States? Would you be interested in attracting this group to your company?
One of the biggest financial shocks for transitioning from active duty is with taxes. “Active duty members enjoy some tax benefits that no longer apply and will result in a smaller net pay even if their salary is similar as a civilian,” explains Ted Digges.
If you’re a veteran — or the spouse of a vet — you may qualify for a scholarship at the American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs, established to help vets and their spouses can transition into the world of finance.