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  • How to Start Planning for Retirement if You Haven't Already

    Written by Darlene Aderoju | April 13, 2018

    It’s never too early or too late to start planning for retirement.

    In fact, the sooner you begin planning, the better off you’ll be. Here are three retirement planning tips to keep in mind:

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  • Higher Interest Could Impact You

    Written by Darlene Aderoju | April 11, 2018

    The Federal Reserve has raised its target interest rate after five years of record lows. This means you may be at risk of paying more interest on your mortgage, private student loans and car note if you're looking to buy. Here’s a roundup of what this means for you.

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  • 3 Steps to Assess Your Savings this Financial Literacy Month

    Written by Darlene Aderoju | April 11, 2018

    Financial Literacy Month is the perfect time to assess your finances and evaluate your level of savings preparedness. If you have an exceptional ability to manage debt, maintain an emergency savings fund and plan your finances, you’re already a great saver. If you want to improve your savings habits, start by asking yourself these questions.

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  • 3 Reasons Not to Consider a Big Tax Refund as “Extra Money”

    Written by Darlene Aderoju | April 2, 2018

    When you receive your tax refund, how do you usually spend it? If you’re one of the many people that views income tax as “extra money,” you might want to change your approach.

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Money on the Side

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- A colonel in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command has money on his mind.

Army Col. George Fields, the Chief of Intelligence, or G2, has been teaching a free "Managing Your Money" class here in his spare time. More than 400 students have attended his six week-long class to learn more about increasing their own finances.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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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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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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