6 Simple Steps for a Mid-Year Financial Checkup

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

7 Simple Savings Strategies

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

Delayed Spending: Savings in Disguise

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

How Barriers Can Actually Help You Save More

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

How to Avoid Post-Holiday Headaches

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

How to Save for Your Dream Purchase

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

Is it Time for a Financial Tune-up?

Laura Roler · 30 April 2017

Planning for Holiday Spending

Laura Roler · 30 April 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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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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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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