Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
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:
Tax filing season is upon us once again, an opportunity to assess your financial situation, set goals for the year, and find ways to save towards those goals. Here are three easy ways to save money this tax season and get a jumpstart on your savings goals in the New Year:
By the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
Whether you are a first-time investor or have been investing for years, here are 10 tips from the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy to help you make better informed investment decisions and avoid common scams in 2017.