Partnering for veterans

On Veterans Day 2015 VeteransPlus will Launch COMPASS: A Personal Financial Management Platform for Military Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families

Nov.10, 2015

Clearwater, FL — COMPASS will be offered by VeteransPlus, a 501C3 Financial Education Organization, and it includes features such as transaction monitoring, budgets and interactive cash flow reporting. COMPASS was developed in partnership between VeteransPlus and  Additionally by the end of 2015, VeteransPlus will launch The Yellow Ribbon Network, which will include COMPASS and other free programs to provide military members, Veterans and their families with options that support the development of good financial habits.

“VeteransPlus partnered with due to their quality leadership and alignment with the overall financial services mission as well as their passion to assist military families and veterans with solutions to modern day financial issues.  The customized platform provides VeteransPlus members with a clean, easy to use interface that integrates with the future direction of the Yellow Ribbon Network,” says John Pickens, VeteransPlus Executive Director

“We’re honored that VeteransPlus selected to provide the vital financial resources to the heroes that joined the Yellow Ribbon Network,” says Don Silvestri, COO of, “Studies show military and Veteran families are behind when it comes to financial literacy.  Platforms like Compass and organizations like VeteransPlus can be critical for helping these families achieve the financial future they fought to defend.”

The launch of COMPASS is the start of a long-term relationship between, VeteransPlus and several other national non-profits and partners of VeteransPlus like the Gary Sinise Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build, PenFed Foundation and many others who are passionate about the welfare of our Veterans.  Each of these organizations believes that our heroes deserve the world-class financial coaching and resources that support their financial well-being.

Compass will become available at no cost to all military and Veteran families by going to beginning on Veterans Day, November 11, 2015.

About VeteransPlus

VeteransPlus is a financial literacy organization devoted to improve the quality of life of those who have worn our nation’s uniform and their families by providing unparalleled solutions that focus on financial security and support of pursuing their economic goals.

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Media Contact:
John Pickens