Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Martin A. Smith, CRPC®, AIFA®, President of Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc.
Do you want to build excellent credit? If you are shopping for a mortgage or car loan or a credit card, simply paying your debts on time is not the only requirement to building excellent credit. Here are some other considerations:
Written by Rachael DeLeon, Communications Director at the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE)
Regardless of your military branch, your rank, or even your age, personal financial issues will touch your life at some point in your military career. Which is why there is no better time than now to get to know your installation’s financial readiness professionals – often known as Personal Financial Counselors (PFCs) and Personal Financial Managers (PFMs).
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Strategist & Outreach Manager, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow
Think that a Walt Disney World Resort vacation is not in the budget for you and your family? Think again!
By Madalyn Pemberton, America Saves Intern
Still hoping to get in a family vacation before the kids go back to school but aren’t sure if it’s affordable at this point? Check out these tips on how to save on vacation to help you get the break that you and your family deserve without taking on additional financial stress.
By Courtney Nagle, Digital and Social Media Specialist at the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)
Millennials, or anyone born between 1982 and 2004, make up about 75 percent of today’s military. For this reason, millennials in the military are a key area of NFCC’s focus when it comes to their finances and transition out of the military.