Blogger Resources

Military Saves is excited to work with guest bloggers all year long. We appreciate you taking the time to find out more information about us and the Department of Defense's financial readiness call-to-action.

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Here's how you can blog about Military Saves year-round.

  • Reference the Military Saves partner packets and savings themes. We offer year-round resource packets, which include a personal savings spin on an array of military-related financial topics. The partner resource packets are released every six to eight weeks. Military Saves encourage bloggers and organizations to use these packets to stay in-front of the saving message all year. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the distribution list. In addition, the packets will updated on this page. You may use these partner packets to inform your own blogs or guest blogs about personal savings and financial readiness!

  • Guest blog: Submit blogs or articles to Military Saves (read guidelines below)

  • Within blogs, please:

Military Saves Social Media:

Blog: www.militarysaves.org/blog
Twitter: https://twitter.com/militarysaves
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MilitarySaves

General submission guidelines for Blogs and e-Newsletter articles:

Blog posts and newsletter articles may take the form of either short tips or longer stories (400-600 words in length).

    • Be sure to include tips or goals our readers can work toward, such as saving for retirement, building an emergency fund, investing in savings, bonds, etc.
    • Bullet points and headings lend visual interest, and links to outside resources are encouraged.
    • Unfortunately, we cannot promote specific brands, businesses, or products, so please keep it generic.
    • Please provide name, title, and organization (if applicable) of the person who should receive credit for the submission.
    • Military Saves reserves the right to edit content for clarity and length.

Military Saves Blog Themes 2017

March Military Life (Deployment, PCS Moves & Home Ownership)
May Military Millennials, Managing Debt/Credit
July  Military Transitions & Retirement
September Holiday Spending & Saving
November Tax Time & Year-End Saving
January Military Saves Week/Saving automatically


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Military Saves Week

February 27 - March 4, 2017

An annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for servicemembers and their families to assess their own saving status.

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Partner Resource Packets

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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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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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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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