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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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  • New Partner Packet on Military Millennials, Managing Debt/Credit

    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.

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  • Deploying? Review Your Finances

    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.

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  • The Tale of Two Rentals: How to compare your rental options during a PCS

    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.

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  • Combat Changes in Your Paycheck with Battle-Hardened Transition and Emergency Funds

    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.

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Savers Pledge Leads to Savings Success

Written by Super User | October 13, 2011

My name is Rob and I am a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. My financial success is a huge result of the Military Saves Campaign.

My journey began five years ago after marrying my wife, Lisa. We entered our marriage with no savings plan in sight, carrying debt and living in a tiny apartment. After seeing an advertisement for Military Saves, we decided to grab the reigns of our finances and implement a positive financial plan.

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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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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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