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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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Money on the Side

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- A colonel in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command has money on his mind.

Army Col. George Fields, the Chief of Intelligence, or G2, has been teaching a free "Managing Your Money" class here in his spare time. More than 400 students have attended his six week-long class to learn more about increasing their own finances.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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A Disciplined Approach to Saving

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

I just recently retired after 30 years of service with the Marine Corps. I truly enjoyed my time serving the Corps and I flourished in the disciplined environment. I also took a disciplined approach to saving. Here are some of the tactics I used-they are very low to moderate risk.

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