In the News

The following are articles about Military Saves across the country, and across the globe.

2019

Publicnow - Department Announces America and Military Saves Week is February 25th to March 2nd (2/19/2019)
Publicnow - Military Saves Week: Commissaries support Focus On Financial Readiness (2/15/2019)
DVIDS - Learn Healthy Saving Habits During Military Saves Week (2/13/2019)
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Cuinsight.com - New Horizons Credit Union participates in National America & Military Saves Week (2/1/2019)
DVIDS - MCIPAC Commanding General Signs Military Saves Month Proclamation (1/21/2019)

2018

Military One Source - Military Saves Week: Invest in Your Future (4/3/2018)
Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance - TDCI Encourages Tennesseans to Take Savings Pledge During Military Saves Week (2/28/2018)
Marine Corps Times - 6 Ways to Jump-Start Your Savings During Military SavesWeek (2/28/2018)
Military Consumer - Military Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a plan. Save automatically (2/26/2018)
U.S. Army - Bank on it: Military Saves Week Encourages Saving over Spending (2/23/2018)

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  • Participate in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) - a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees and members of the Uniformed Services. It offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. More info at tsp.gov

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Building a Six-Figure Savings While Enjoying Life

Does the idea of saving up hundreds of thousands of dollars seem impossible? How about doing it while still living an enjoyable lifestyle?

For military spouse Martina and her husband, an E-5 in the Navy, accumulating a six-figure savings has become a reality. One might think that in order to save this much, it would take a great deal of sacrificing and forgoing a certain quality of life, but Martina and her husband would disagree. “Over the past few years (about five), we've managed to save almost $120,000 while mostly living on one income. We've learned so much about easy ways to save money and live a good life,” shares Martina.

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Making Saving Automatic Leads to Personal Success

Ryan’s savings journey started when he was an active duty airman. Frequent deployments and temporary duty assignments gave him the opportunity to save. By the time he transitioned out of active duty, he had built up a healthy rainy-day fund and had started to aggressively save for retirement.

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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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