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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | February 3, 2017
Learn financial lessons as a family. Make decisions and practice good $$ mgmt together: http://bit.ly/2juPwr1 #BetterMoneyHabits #MSW2017
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Written by Alecia Blair | May 25, 2017
Here are some numbers that might surprise you: Millennials now make up the largest generation—83.1 million "Generation Y" 18 to 34-year-olds are entering the workforce and joining our armed services. And millennials—21 to 34-year-olds—hold an estimated $1.1 trillion of the country's $3.6 trillion in consumer debt.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | May 15, 2017
By the USAA Educational Foundation
Deployment: It’s a basic fact of military life. It’s also one of the most challenging situations a military family can face. Lives and living situations change. Family routines are interrupted. Finances may be altered.Read more...
Written by Guest Blogger | May 3, 2017
By Corrinne McKenna, AFC®
I’m often asked by my military clients, “should I buy or rent a home?” In many cases, renting is the best option due to inadequate savings funds to handle unforeseen home repairs, uncertainty about how long the home will be occupied and unwillingness to become a landlord or sell the home at a loss if a sudden PCS causes the service member to relocate.Read more...
Written by Alecia Blair | April 25, 2017
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Strategist & Outreach Manager, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow
Permanent change of station (PCS) moves, temporary duty (TDY), deployment—all of these major changes are a constant in military life. While a military paycheck is predictable twice a month, these life changes bring significant income volatility and increases or decreases in expenses, which can make your budget a moving target. Here are five solutions to help meet these challenges.Read more...