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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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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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One That Almost Got Away

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

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