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Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Around the Corner

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 08 May 2018

May, National Military Appreciation Month, is a special time to honor and thank military members and their families for their selfless service to our country. This year, National Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Friday, May 11.

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It's Military Appreciation Month!

Savings Tips Summer Savings
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 04 May 2018

It’s officially National Military Appreciation Month, the perfect time to honor those who serve or have served our country. During Military Appreciation Month, take advantage of special discounts that will save money for service members and their families!

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Understanding the Service Member Civil Relief Act Can Save You Money

Written by Guest Blogger · 26 April 2018

Military life comes with its share of change—deployments and permanent change of station (PCS) moves—to name just a couple. And these changes may, at times, make it difficult to honor financial and legal commitments that were made prior to joining the military.

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Inexpensive Things to Do With your Military Family

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 25 April 2018

April is the Month of the Military Child, so it’s a great time to go out for family-friendly activities. With long hours and complex schedules, it’s important for service members to make time for their children. Growing up as a military child has its challenges, so don’t forget to make your children feel special. You can have fun and save money with your family both on and off base.

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Saving Energy = Saving Money 

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 25 April 2018

Earth Day, April 22, has come and gone but you can start playing your part in saving the environment by changing the way you consume energy. Save energy to save - it’s easy.

Here are some ways you can save energy and money in your home and on the go:

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 29, 2013

    Transferring #money from #checking to #savings is the fastest way to #save $500 - $1,000 >> http://ow.ly/e7ClM

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A Disciplined Approach to Saving

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

I just recently retired after 30 years of service with the Marine Corps. I truly enjoyed my time serving the Corps and I flourished in the disciplined environment. I also took a disciplined approach to saving. Here are some of the tactics I used-they are very low to moderate risk.

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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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A Plan for Success

Written by Super User | April 26, 2012

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.

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