The Money Drill 20: Military Finance and Benefits Pro Gives Transition Tips

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They say the time to plan for your transition is the day you enter the military. In a conversation with USAA’s JJ Montanaro at last year’s DigitalMilEx event, Ryan Guina, of themilitarywallet.com, talks about how being prepared for temporary unemployment affected his choices. He explained why it’s so important for service members to work on professional certifications or college, develop skills for the civilian world and build up an emergency fund.

Guina also reveals his own career transition plan — one that will take him back to his military roots.

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