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Settling in style

Mel Prescott-Davies and her soldier Chris Green bought their Victorian terrace in Staffordshire through the Forces Help to Buy scheme and soon got to ...

Happy house hunting

Kate Viggers considers the options for Army families wanting to find – and fund – their forever home... FROM laying down roots to putting a perso...

Postbag: What an absolute shower!

OUR family moved to our current SFA in Larkhill in December 2011. On move-in it was apparent the property lacked any form of shower, not even an over-...

Postbag: CEA scrutiny is unfair

WE HAVE recently undergone the stress of having our Continuity of Education Allowance (CEA) certificate queried and been vindicated. The process has b...

Maintenance basics

Want to fix common problems in your home yourself this winter and beyond? Let Army&You guide you through the basics... HAVE you ever call...

How long can I stay in my SFA?

SFA is provided to Service personnel at a reduced rate so that they can live close to their work and be married accompanied. Army&You spoke to Cat...

Money-saving expertise

No matter how good a deal you strike over the cost of a new house, there is no getting away from the fact that moving is an expensive business. But ho...

Managing mortgages from overseas

We asked Forces Financial's Victoria Theodorou (pictured below) for her top tips on how Army families based overseas can begin the process of arrangin...