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How to Save Money on Your Daily Commute

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 22 May 2018

Whether you’re driving to work or using public transportation, your daily commute has a price tag. Here are some simple ways you can save money on your commute.

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Student Loan Debt 101

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 15 May 2018

If you’re a recent college graduate or you have a child that borrowed student loans, the reality of those loans might be starting to hit you. As a service member, you may be entitled to loan forgiveness or repayment assistance.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day on a Budget

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 09 May 2018

Mother’s Day is just a few days away, have you bought a present yet? If not, we’ve got some creative, last-minute gift ideas that are cost-effective and meaningful.

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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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Tip of the Day

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Involving Kids in Family Finances

Written by | April 19, 2019

 

One of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. By middle school, kids should have a good understanding of how money works as well as the importance of saving.

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How Smart Financial Decisions Can Create Opportunities 

Written by | November 22, 2019

Written by Stephen Ross, America Saves Program Coordinator | November 22, 2019

Of the many stories Military Saves shares, most describe how someone was in dire straits financially and worked their way out of it with the help of Military Saves. This time we want to highlight a different kind of story. This is a story about how responsible financial decisions can build on one another to create opportunities you thought only the super-rich enjoy.

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When You Start Small, Saving is Easy

Written by Lila Quintiliani | August 12, 2019

When Attiyya first got married, she and her Marine husband had just graduated from college and were focused on paying off student loan debt. They had both attended private schools and had sizeable loans. Then three months after the wedding, the couple found out they were pregnant with their first child.

The first year of their marriage, says Attiyya, was a balancing act between paying down debt and saving for the future.

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