Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Lori Schock, Director of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
While military readiness may be in the forefront of your spouse’s mind, you are the one likely responsible for financial readiness on the homefront, particularly during deployment. It’s important to make sure you are armed and ready to provide your family with a strong financial plan for the future.
By Greg Murray, Vice President, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
As you think about your finances during Military Saves Week, buying a home may be one of the goals on your mind.
By Dr. Barbara O’Neill, Financial Management Specialist, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
It is very common for people to receive extra income during tax season. Almost 83% of tax filers in 2016 received refunds and the average refund was $3,120. Other types of cash windfalls include gifts, inheritances, settlements, contest prizes, lottery winnings, and life insurance proceeds.
By Kevin Driscoll, CFP®, VP, Advisory Services, Navy Federal Financial Group
It’s great to see saving for retirement was the top goal for Military Savers in 2017. It’s top of mind once again as the Blended Retirement System rolls out for service members this year. So, how do we turn our retirement savings goals into reality?