The Airman & Family Readiness Center is the service organization and focal point for Air Force family matters. Serving all Single and married Active Duty, DoD Civilian Personnel and their Eligible Family Members, to include Guard and Reserve Members while on Active Duty, other Eligible Uniformed Members, Military Retirees, and their Eligible Family members.

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Phone Number:  413-557-3024

Mission Statement:
"Provide targeted Airmen and Family support and services, contributing to the mission readiness, resiliency, and well-being of the Air Force community."

Helpful Links and Resources

Military OneSource - A 24/7 web site with information on money management, spouse employment, child care issues, plumbing, counseling, relocation - You name it they can help! The site is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to all Active Duty Service Members and members of the National Guard, Reserve and their families. Call at 1-800-342-9647, En espanol, llame al: 1-877-888-0727 
 
Armed Forces Crossroads - A one-stop location for Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Reserve and National Guard members/families to access on off base information worldwide.
 
USA Jobs.gov - A Federal Job Search
 
Air Force Civilian Careers 
 
Online Job Applications 
 
USWorkforce!

Links to Financial Web Pages

CONSUMER INFORMATION - Sites contains a vast amount of information on consumer protection.
 
CONSUMER RESOURCES HANDBOOK -Known throughout galaxies far and wide as the best way to find out about products and to order consumer publications.
 
CREDIT CARD INTEREST RATES - RAM Research Group Card surveys, consumer news and commentary 

Credit Reports

Under the FACT Act amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act you are entitled to one free credit report disclosure in a 12 month period. To request this free annual disclosure you must contact the Central Source. To contact the Central Source on-line, please click https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp You can also contact the Central Source to request this free annual disclosure by calling toll free (877) FACTACT or by using the mail request form available at the central source website by clicking the following link www.annualcreditreport.com

The three largest credit reporting agencies are:

Equifax Credit Bureau
Experian Credit Bureau
Trans. Union Corp

FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD - The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. Established by Congress in 1913, the Federal Reserve System consists of the Board of Governors--a central governing body in Washington, D.C.--and 12 regional Reserve Banks (click here for U.S. map divided according to Federal Reserve District).

Retirement

Thrift Savings Plan - The TSP is a retirement savings plan for Federal employees. 
 
Financenter - Retirement Calculators 
 
DoD has unveiled an online calculator designed to help service members decide which military retirement plan is best for them. The site, http://militarypay.defense.gov/ helps service members compare future benefits under the Redux and the High-3 retirement systems. 
 
Interactive version of Ballpark Estimate - complete the worksheet online let the computer do the math.

There are many resources available to help you learn how to invest wisely and how to plan for your financial future. Some of the resources that may interest you are Department of the Treasury, Federal Trade Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Consumer Information Center.