Watch the Military Saves Week 2019 Video

Just in time for Military Saves Week 2019, this video is encouraging service members and their families to focus on their savings and financial readiness.

The video, generously produced by USAA Educational Foundation, illustrates the need for military families to set a goal, make a plan and save automatically during Military Saves Week, and throughout the year!

Military Saves Week is an annual opportunity for installations and organizations around the world to promote good savings behavior and a chance for service members and their families to assess their own saving status.

It's not too late for your organization to sign up to participate in the week and encourage others to save. When you sign up, you'll have access to social media posts, graphics, and articles that you can use to spread the word about savings. 

Service members and their families are encouraged to take the Military Saves Pledge to save money, reduce debt and build wealth. Military Saves helps them stay motivated to save with information, advice, tips, and reminders to reach their savings goals.

TAKE THE PLEDGE


>> View the Military Saves Week video, produced by USAA Educational Foundation.

 

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Guest Blogger | September 30, 2014

    Participate in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) - a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees and members of the Uniformed Services. It offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. More info at tsp.gov

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