Tip of the Day

  • Written by Guest Blogger | April 9, 2014

    Request a free copy of your #credit report every year. It's easy and safe! Go to www.annualcreditreport.com to get yours!

RSS Recent Blog Entries View all »

  • How to Protect Yourself from Tax Scams

    Written by Guest Blogger | January 10, 2017

    By FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff

    No one wants to pay more tax than they owe, and no one wants to be scammed out of their hard-earned money. So, what can you do to protect yourself from tax and other scams that propagate this time of year?

    Read more...
  • Five More Things We Learned About Holiday Spending From Talking to a Couple of Economists

    Written by Madeline Daniels | December 19, 2016

    By Madeline Daniels, America Saves Communications Director

    America Saves recently shared some of our favorite thoughts and lessons from our conversation with two economists who often have different views about savings issues that impact not only the national economy, but our families as well.

    Read more...
  • Don't Go Holiday Shopping With Your Thrift Savings Plan

    Written by Guest Blogger | December 13, 2016

    By FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff

    When you're shopping for the holidays, it can be tempting to abandon your budget and buy more than you planned for your family and friends—or for yourself. But what happens when the credit card bills start coming in? Or you realize that you don't have enough cash to cover your everyday costs?

    Read more...
  • Five Things We Learned About Holiday Spending From Talking to a Couple of Economists

    Written by Madeline Daniels | December 8, 2016

    By Madeline Daniels, America Saves Communications Director

    America Saves recently sat down with two economists who often have different views in the first of four conversations about savings issues that impact not only the national economy, but our families as well.

    Read more...

RSS Military Savers in 2017 total Military Savers Pledge Now »

Written by Super User | December 14, 2016

Written by Super User | December 4, 2016

Army Savers

Written by Super User | December 3, 2016

Marine Savers

Written by Super User | December 2, 2016

Navy Savers

Written by Super User | December 1, 2016

Air Force Savers

Written by Super User | November 30, 2016

Coast Guard Savers

Saver Stories View all »

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.

Read more...

One That Almost Got Away

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Sponsors

Visit Our Other Sites