Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Strategist & Outreach Manager, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow
November is the perfect time of year to take stock of all we’re thankful for. The month is also full of opportunities to appreciate and recognize those in the military around and within our own communities: November is National Military Family Appreciate Month and Saturday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day.
This time of year can put lots of extra strain on your budget, from costumes and candy for Halloween, to a turkey that feeds your extended family for Thanksgiving, to decorations and gifts galore for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
Whether you're preparing to buy your first car or replace a current vehicle, you will need to first determine what kind of car you want and how much you can afford.
From monthly maintenance fees, to ATM withdrawal fees, to minimum balance fees, it can be hard to keep up with all the fees that are often associated with having a checking or savings account.
International Credit Union Day: Pausing to Recognize the Role Credit Unions Play in Helping Military Service Members to SaveAutomatic Savings Credit Unions Military Credit Unions
Thursday, Oct. 19 is International Credit Union Day—a great opportunity to recognize the important role that credit unions, like banks, play in creating savings opportunities for service members and their families.