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Military Saves Week 2017 Annual Report Available Now!

This year's annual report highlights the Military Saves Campaign, Military Saves Week 2017 and the work done by installations and organizations around the world to help service members and their families save. 

According to the 2017 Military Saver Survey, 58 percent of those who took the Military Saves Pledge report that since taking the pledge they are saving regularly. Fifty-six percent say that the pledge reminds them of the importance of saving. Since 2003, Military Saves has motivated military families to save money, reduce debt and build wealth. In 2018, Military Saves will celebrate its 15th anniversary!
 
For more information about Military Saves Week 2017, including participating installations and organizations and photos, download the annual report, today.
Military Saves is here to help you stay on track. Take the Military Saves Pledge to set your savings goal, and then follow the prompts to opt-in to receive text message reminders and tips. Think of Military Saves as your personal savings support system.
 

The Military Saves Annual Survey is here! Check out the results: http://bit.ly/2Bbfprs 
 

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Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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