Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
October is Credit Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to take stock of your own personal financial situation. Before you shop on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, it is a good idea to assess your financial health and see whether your spending plan is still on track to get you to your savings goals.
Written by Cloud Spurlock, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board | October 2, 2019
When we talk about retirement planning, we tend to focus on the time we spend accumulating savings during our working years. It’s equally important to keep an eye on how you’ll access and spend your savings when you become eligible. Here’s some great news for participants in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP): the TSP just rolled out big changes that offer flexible withdrawal options to all accounts.
Written by Assistant Director, USFSCO - University of Illinois Saves | August 9, 2019
Forbes also outlined many more statistics about student loan debt in February 2019.
Written by Kate Horrell | August 6, 2019
The college application season is getting into full swing, and high school seniors and their parents are starting to think seriously about college expenses and how they are going to pay for them. It’s a busy, confusing, and emotional process, but it is important that you take the time to sit down and figure out how much you can really afford, and where the money is going to come from. And then talk, a lot.