Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
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.
By Skylar Crowley, Sales & Marketing Assistant, BBB serving San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties
Military service members and families are familiar with change and transition. Because of their frequent mobility, military personnel are highly targeted by predatory business practices. A firm financial footing, scam awareness and identity theft prevention are essential to safeguarding service members through periods of change.
Military Saves recently released the results of its 2017 Military Saves Saver Survey, which details the savings goals and challenges of Military Savers. The survey revealed that unexpected expenses are the top savings challenge for Military Savers (45 percent), followed by others depending on their income (30 percent). Retirement came in as the top savings goal (23 percent), followed by debt repayment (22 percent).