Servicemembers: 5 Ways to Protect Your Home

Laura Roler · 23 March 2017

Set a Goal: Save for Emergencies

Laura Roler · 23 March 2017

The Great Transition…Isn’t Always So Great

Alecia Blair · 23 March 2017

Why I Love My Emergency Fund

Laura Roler · 23 March 2017

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  • Savers with a plan are 2x more likely to save for #retirement, have emergency savings, and stick to a budget - @MilitarySaves #MSW2017

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Savers Pledge Leads to Savings Success

My name is Rob and I am a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. My financial success is a huge result of the Military Saves Campaign.

My journey began five years ago after marrying my wife, Lisa. We entered our marriage with no savings plan in sight, carrying debt and living in a tiny apartment. After seeing an advertisement for Military Saves, we decided to grab the reigns of our finances and implement a positive financial plan.

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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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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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