Moving money

So, you’ve made the decision to move to your own home but how does this affect your allowances? Here are some of your most commonly asked questions… Do I get removals and Disturbance Expense (DE)? Generally, ...

Missing out on maternity

While most mums-to-be are entitled to Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) when they have a baby, some employers offer an additional Occupational Maternity Pay (OMP) to those who meet certain criteria. OMP packages a...

Our experts

Our team provides families with trusted, expert knowledge and here we find out about their key pieces of work over the last few months. Anna Hutchinson – Education & Childcare The MOD and local authoritie...

Got chrimbo covered?

With the festive season – and inevitable increase in use of candles – approaching, it’s a good time for families in SFA and SSFA to consider taking out liability insurance. This will protect you against unfore...

Keys to unlock homebuying help

You may be thinking of starting a new chapter in your family’s life and buying your own home, but it’s not easy to save for a deposit, especially if you don’t have a second income. So how can you get a leg up o...

Clued up on cash

Teaching children about money matters early on will help them to better manage their finances as they get older. NetVoucherCodes.co.uk has some top tips for honing good home economics habits... Lead by example...

Claim back car costs

As part of the changes to the Local Overseas Allowance, a new allowance called the Overseas Private Vehicle Provision (OPVP) was introduced. So, what is the OPVP and how can it help you? OPVP helps with the co...

Will loved ones be looked after?

Nicole Dean has been helping personnel with their finances for nearly a decade and has first hand experience of military life, having been married to a service person for more than ten years. Here, she offers h...

Splitting the pension pot

If you find yourself in the sad situation of ending your marriage or civil partnership to your soldier, dividing up your financial assets can be a bit of a minefield, particularly when it comes to pensions. We ...

On the case

Has your soldier ever tried to claim an allowance and been told they need to put in casework to the PACCC? You might be wondering what it is and what it does. AFF’s money & allowances specialist, Claire Hal...