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Your 21-Day Fix to Creating a Healthy Savings Habit

By Alecia Blair, Military Saves Communications Strategist & Outreach Manager, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow

Set a goal. Make a plan. Save automatically. This Military Saves tagline and motto may sound easy enough, but what exactly does it mean?

What we’re really talking about is creating healthy savings habits. But isn’t a habit a negative thing? Not when it comes to doing these three things and making it a part of the way you live your financial life.

It’s said that it takes 21 days to create a habit. Start today by taking the Military Saves Pledge to set your savings goal and complete one step each week to create healthy savings habits just in time for the holidays!

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Need some support to reach your savings goal? Take the Military Saves Pledge, and we’ll send you tips and information to keep you motivated towards your savings goals and creating healthy savings habits.

TAKE THE PLEDGE


Are YOU in healthy financial shape? We created a simple checklist for you to assess your financial fitness: http://bit.ly/2zJrTa5 

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