Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Kevin Driscoll, CFP®, VP, Advisory Services, Navy Federal Financial Group
If you were asked to visualize retirement, what would you see? You may see yourself living on a beachfront property, cruising around in your dream car or even turning your favorite hobby into a business. Regardless of what retirement looks like to you, it’s safe to say we all want to enjoy it.
By Jerry Quinn, head of Wells Fargo Military & Veterans Programs
When was the last time you thought about money? Chances are it was today, since most adults deal with money on a daily basis. We pay bills and buy groceries. We consider money when weighing job opportunities, when determining where we’ll live, and when (or for some, if) we will retire. We are faced with financial decisions constantly. And yet, the vital skills of money management, budgeting, and saving are often missing from the curriculums at our children’s schools.
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Project Manager, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow
Military Saves Week (February 27-March 4, 2017) is an opportunity to hit the pause button on the high-speed tempo of your military life and assess your financial fitness. So, how are you doing? Much like improving your PT score, could you improve your financial health? This Military Saves Week, create healthy savings habits by taking action. Here’s how and why it’s so important.
By FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Much is written about the need to set financial goals. But what if you are just starting out? Maybe your experience saving money has been limited to tossing spare change in a jar. Maybe you’ve never invested a penny.
By Carol Kando-Pineda, FTC’s Military Consumer
It’s that time of year — tax time. It’s also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Here are two ways tax scammers might target you and what you can do about it: