6 Simple Steps for a Mid-Year Financial Checkup

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

6 Tips to Get a Handle on Debt

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

Beware of Holiday Budget Busters

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

Dollar Store Finds can be Holiday Treasure Troves

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

Find Your Balance

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

Finding the Funds for the Holidays

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

Free Holiday Budget Printable

Tammy G. Bruzon · 16 October 2017

How I Learned to Budget in D.C.

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

How to Recover from Your Holiday Spending Binge

Laura Roler · 16 October 2017

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One That Almost Got Away

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

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One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

We all know its not easy to get out of debt once you in over your head. But it can be done with the sound advice and support that the Military Saves program offers. I am a testament to that. I was a recently divorced, single mother. Like many people I had credit card debt, a car loan, bad credit, and a low income job that never seemed to be enough to put food on the table.

Then I decided I'd had enough of living paycheck to paycheck and worrying about money all the time.

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Making Savings a Part of Marriage

Capt. Rob Eckhardt is the first to admit that he hasn’t always been responsible with money. But less than 10 years after a rocky start to saving, Eckhardt reports that he and his wife are free from credit card debt, have a down payment on a home, and are saving regularly for retirement. And, as the Military Saves representative for his Air Force squadron, he’s helping others make similar progress.

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