Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Leon Moukendi, Junior in Business (Accounting and Management) at Wiley College.
Leon was one of the leaders on Wiley campus during America Saves Week 2014 and encouraged many of his classmates to save money and take the America Saves Pledge. Read the full report of what Wiley did for America Saves Week here.
The key to financial success is being aware of how you’re spending your money. It is important to mention that it is not always easy for a student to commit to save. Many of us get caught up with the trend of living beyond what we can afford.
By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP®, Financial Resource Management Specialist, eXtension Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) & Rutgers Cooperative Extension
Saving for a child’s post-secondary education is an important financial goal for many military families. There are three ways that servicemembers can pay for college or post-secondary vocational/technical school costs:
You may have heard a reporter on the news or read a news article quoting statistics on how it’s good for the environment to adopt and/or develop behaviors that benefit the environment. But did you know that many of those same behaviors that help the environment can also help you save money? Here are four ways you can save or make money while also helping to preserve the environment and reduce waste. Some even might improve your health!
If you read the blog, like us on Facebook, or follow @AmericaSaves on Twitter, you know that we love to share the best tips and advice on personal finance, savings, budgeting, and managing debt that we can get our hands on. We realize, though, that often the best advice comes from you, the saver.
By BrianaHartzell, Community Manager, USAA
This post was originally published on the USAA Member Community blog. Find it at usaa.com
Moving comes with many decisions, but one of the most important will be deciding whether you would like to live on or off post. Housing options are different depending on where your next assignment brings you, but there are a few things you should consider while making your decision.