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  • Written by Guest Blogger | May 1, 2014

    Check out the FREE "My Military & Money" app for servicemembers from @BBB and McGraw Hill Financial. More info at http://ow.ly/uMX9f

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  • Teach Your Children to Set Goals, Save

    Written by Guest Blogger | February 9, 2016

    By Lauren Chaplin, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow

    As a mother of a four- and five-year-old, I am now in the position of figuring out how to teach my children to start saving money for something they want instead of spending the money they get right away. We’ve tried a couple of different strategies, but they haven’t worked for us.

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  • Military Banks Can Help You Make Saving Automatic During Military Saves Week 2016

    Written by Guest Blogger | February 2, 2016

    By Andia Dinesen, AFC®, Vice President Communications & Operations, Association of Military Banks (AMBA)

    During Military Saves Week 2016, the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) and its member banks can help you save successfully!

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  • Military Saves Week 2016 - Meet the Challenge in Three Steps

    Written by Laura Roler | January 28, 2016

    By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC ® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow

    Military Saves Week 2016 is fast approaching! Every year, military installations and organizations around the world join forces to motivate, support, and encourage servicemembers and military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth through a week of financial focus and education.

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  • Download the #MSW2016 Digital Communications Kit Today!

    Written by Alecia Blair | January 25, 2016

    The Military Saves Week 2016 Digital Communications Resource Kit is now available for download.

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Regular Savings is the Key to Success

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

My name is Chris Strong. I joined the Air Force on 25 March, 1985. On that day, my financial life changed forever. I was introduced to saving bonds in Basic Training. Savings bonds were the big thing back then just like the Thrift Savings Plan is today. A Colonel gave us a briefing. I cannot remember his name but I can remember the 100 savings bonds he had posted to a piece of card board. He gave us a speech on the importance of saving money and how it can change your life. He inspired me to save.

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Savers Pledge Leads to Savings Success

Written by Super User | October 13, 2011

My name is Rob and I am a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. My financial success is a huge result of the Military Saves Campaign.

My journey began five years ago after marrying my wife, Lisa. We entered our marriage with no savings plan in sight, carrying debt and living in a tiny apartment. After seeing an advertisement for Military Saves, we decided to grab the reigns of our finances and implement a positive financial plan.

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A Plan for Success

Written by Super User | April 26, 2012

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.

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