Five Money Moves to Make By Your First Duty Station

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

Five Steps to Get Your Military Family Saving Now!

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

Managing Debt – By the Numbers

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

New Resource Packet Available: Managing Credit & Debt

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

Nine Tips to Help Manage Debt

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

Points to Ponder Before Taking on Debt

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

Tap Into the Power of Powerpay.org

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

The Ins and Outs of Credit Scores

Alecia Blair · 17 December 2017

Tip of the Day

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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Building Wealth by Setting Goals

My name is Allison Mecadon and I’m a Youth Coordinator with the Virginia National Guard Youth Program. My husband, Tom, is an M-Day Army National Guard Member (an M-Day member is one who performs weekend drill, but is not on full-time duty).

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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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