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  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | February 3, 2017

    Pledge or re-pledge to save with @MilitarySaves! Receive goal-based savings tips and advice. http://bit.ly/2h3qZYO #MSW2017

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  • 5 Steps to a Summer of Savings

    Written by Madeline Daniels | June 27, 2017

    By Madeline Daniels, America Saves Communications Director

    It's the first day of summer! Between the backyard barbeques, days at the beach, and summer vacations -- the average vacation expense per person in the United States is $1,145 -- it's also the perfect opportunity to give your finances a fresh start and set your seasonal savings goal. 

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  • Military Millennials – A “Bucket List” to Help Manage Credit and Debt

    Written by Guest Blogger | June 20, 2017

    By FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff

    Got debt? You’re not alone. Many Americans are carrying buckets of debt.

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  • Appreciate Dad without Breaking the Bank: Five Thrifty Father's Day Gift Ideas

    Written by Guest Blogger | June 15, 2017

    By Madalyn Pemberton, America Saves Intern

    When you’ve procrastinated planning for Father’s Day, it’s tempting to shell out big bucks rather than brainstorm inexpensive gifts. Especially when free two-day shipping makes it super easy to get that electric razor on time, or reservation apps put nice restaurants at your fingertips. But blowing through your budget before the month is up on a single day, while well-intentioned, is likely to result in more stress and gray hairs than it is ultimately worth—especially if it results in asking for help from dad later in the month.

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  • Pave the Way for Your Financial Future: Saving and Investing for Millennials

    Written by Guest Blogger | June 13, 2017

    Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

    Being prepared to tackle life’s financial hurdles – paying for higher education, saving for a home, and being ready for retirement – is critical. You may not realize it, but choices you make now can impact your financial future. Taking steps today, and setting goals, can help put you on a path to a secure financial future and retirement.

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

Written by Super User | April 16, 2013

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

Written by Super User | October 13, 2011

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy.

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