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

    Starting your savings now ensures a more comfortable retirement later on! http://bit.ly/2jPi3bT via @MilitarySaves #MSW2017

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  • Build a Strong Financial Foundation During Military Saves Week 2017

    Written by Guest Blogger | February 8, 2017

    By FINRA Investor Education Foundation

    Much is written about the need to set financial goals. But what if you are just starting out? Maybe your experience saving money has been limited to tossing spare change in a jar. Maybe you’ve never invested a penny.

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  • Tax Scammers Might Target You: Here’s What to Do

    Written by Guest Blogger | January 31, 2017

    By Carol Kando-Pineda, FTC’s Military Consumer

    It’s that time of year — tax time. It’s also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Here are two ways tax scammers might target you and what you can do about it:

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  • 3 Ways to Find More Money To Save This Tax Season

    Written by Alecia Blair | January 27, 2017

    Tax filing season is upon us once again, an opportunity to assess your financial situation, set goals for the year, and find ways to save towards those goals. Here are three easy ways to save money this tax season and get a jumpstart on your savings goals in the New Year:

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  • 10 Investment Tips for 2017

    Written by Guest Blogger | January 24, 2017

    By the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy

    Whether you are a first-time investor or have been investing for years, here are 10 tips from the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy to help you make better informed investment decisions and avoid common scams in 2017.

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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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Making Savings a Part of Marriage

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Capt. Rob Eckhardt is the first to admit that he hasn’t always been responsible with money. But less than 10 years after a rocky start to saving, Eckhardt reports that he and his wife are free from credit card debt, have a down payment on a home, and are saving regularly for retirement. And, as the Military Saves representative for his Air Force squadron, he’s helping others make similar progress.

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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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