Happy Veterans Day! To show respect and appreciation, many restaurants and stores are offering Veterans Day discounts to service men and women. Here are just a few discounts and financial resources that veterans and service members alike can take advantage of to help save money and make progress in their debt management.
Veterans Day Discounts & Resources for Military Personnel
Veterans and military personnel can enjoy financial benefits and resources on Veterans Day and beyond through a variety of programs and organizations.
Veterans Day Discounts to Help Eliminate Debt
Many restaurants, eateries and retail stores are offering discounts or free items on Veterans Day. Here are a few of the discounts offered that can help reduce expenses to eliminate debt.
Amazon.com: Offering 20% off of select apparel on Veterans Day 11/11/15. Promotion code: “20veterans”
Buffalo Wild Wings: From 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Veterans and active-duty military personnel visiting their local Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant will receive one (1) small order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries for free.
Chili’s: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal on Veterans Day from a special Veterans Day menu. Must show proof of military service.
Dell: Military members save an additional 15% on select PCs and electronics. Offer ends 11/15/2015.
Ikea: From Nov. 8 – Nov. 11, 2015 veterans can enjoy a free entree at Ikea. Please show some form of military ID.
newegg.com: To celebrate Veterans Day, newegg is offering 10% off for Veterans from Friday, Nov. 6, through Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Olive Garden: On Wednesday, November 11, 2015 all veterans and military active duty will receive a free meal including entrees, freshly baked garlic bread sticks and a choice of unlimited soup or salad.
Starbucks: This Veterans Day veterans, active duty military and their spouses get a free tall 12oz brewed coffee at participating stores.
Financial Literacy Resource for Veterans
Budgeting and managing finances as a veteran or an active military service member can be difficult and unique. That’s why consumercredit.com has a section specific to veterans and military personnel. ACCC’s Military & Veterans Financial Education Center offers multiple financial literacy resources for veterans. These resources include:
- How to budget for deployment
- Military discounts
- Directory of other resources
Beyond these resources and Veterans Day discounts, it’s important to understand and adopt good habits of personal finance, like saving, budgeting and eliminating credit card debt.
If you’re struggling to pay off debt, ACCC can help. Schedule a free credit counseling session with us today.