Stick or twist?

Staff at the Forces Pension Society (FPS) tell us their in-trays are full of questions about lump sum choices when soldiers leave the Army. Your soldier’s options depend on the pension scheme they are on and at...

‘Seek support’, says military husband

A SERVICE spouse is fronting a new campaign urging military families to contact the Officers’ Association (OA) after the charity supported him following the death of his wife in 2011.   Wayne Dye met Sharon ...

Build a new career

IF YOU are looking for a new career or your soldier is preparing to leave the Army, it’s worth looking at Building Heroes, a charity providing free training to the entire military family.    Its aim is to tac...

It pays to talk

Money can’t buy you happiness, but when the sums don’t add up it can make you miserable. From tackling debt to planning for life after the Army, talking about your finances can reap rewards. Jill Misson reports...