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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!

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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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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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Making Saving Automatic Leads to Personal Success

Written by Lila Quintiliani | May 27, 2020

Ryan’s savings journey started when he was an active duty airman. Frequent deployments and temporary duty assignments gave him the opportunity to save. By the time he transitioned out of active duty, he had built up a healthy rainy-day fund and had started to aggressively save for retirement.

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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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