Savings Tools and Resources

Take the Pledge

  • Military Saves can help you develop your goals and take action. When you take the Military Saves Pledge, you'll receive the following benefits:
    • Monthly Military Saves E-newsletter with savings advice from national experts
    • Quarterly American Saver newsletter
    • This year, you can receive a Free Credit Score from myFICO (courtesy of FINRA Investor Education Foundation - for more information please visit saveandinvest.org)

Military Saves Text Messages

  • Military Saves is excited to announce the launch of our NEW goal-based text message service to Military Savers.  Through these goal based text messages with helpful tips and reminders, individuals will be better encouraged, supported, and motived to save towards their goal.

American Saver Newsletters

  • An archive of our quarterly newsletters. Features a true saver story, tips from savers, and news you can use.

Resources and Links

  • Command Your Cash™ - tools, tips and tactics to help military service members develop sound financial habits and take control of their personal finances (courtesy of The USAA Educational Foundation.) For more information please visit www.usaaef.org.

Tip of the Day

  • Pay more than the minimum due on your #credit card & pay off your bill sooner. More tips at http://ow.ly/wOaVh.

Pledge to Save

I pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time. I will encourage my family and friends to do the same

Pledge to Save

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Involving Kids in Family Finances

 

One of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. By middle school, kids should have a good understanding of how money works as well as the importance of saving.

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When You Start Small, Saving is Easy

When Attiyya first got married, she and her Marine husband had just graduated from college and were focused on paying off student loan debt. They had both attended private schools and had sizeable loans. Then three months after the wedding, the couple found out they were pregnant with their first child.

The first year of their marriage, says Attiyya, was a balancing act between paying down debt and saving for the future.

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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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