'Tis the Season for Saving!

Madalyn Pemberton · 18 December 2017

6 Simple Steps for a Mid-Year Financial Checkup

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

6 Tips to Get a Handle on Debt

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

Beware of Holiday Budget Busters

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

Dollar Store Finds can be Holiday Treasure Troves

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

Find Your Balance

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

Finding the Funds for the Holidays

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

Free Holiday Budget Printable

Tammy G. Bruzon · 18 December 2017

How I Learned to Budget in D.C.

Laura Roler · 18 December 2017

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A Plan for Success

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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Naval Battalion's Effort Yields Team Success

Construction Battalion Five, DETAIL CHINHAE would like to share our campaign success story with you!

Currently we have 23 members on our Det, (all of whom have registered with militarysaves) and out of them 16 are planning for retirement by saving and investing money in the Federal Thrift Savings Plan.

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Regular Savings is the Key to Success

My name is Chris Strong. I joined the Air Force on 25 March, 1985. On that day, my financial life changed forever. I was introduced to saving bonds in Basic Training. Savings bonds were the big thing back then just like the Thrift Savings Plan is today. A Colonel gave us a briefing. I cannot remember his name but I can remember the 100 savings bonds he had posted to a piece of card board. He gave us a speech on the importance of saving money and how it can change your life. He inspired me to save.

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