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Quality of life issues and inability to find child care meant female servicemembers were more likely to miss out on military retirement benefits. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In case you thought that the U.S. Coast Guard was the only branch of the military worried about their financial status, and that only because of the recent partial government shutdown, you’d be mistaken.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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