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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Living the Dream: This Military Couple Retired Early

“Continuous dedication to financial peace pays off,” shares military couple, Denise and Jim. They would know, because at ages 52 and 53, they are already retired. The couple enjoyed life as an Army family for 32 and a half years and started planning for retirement decades ago. Denise shares, “We are not working a paid job, but are volunteering and meeting some personal fitness goals and enjoying some time together after many years spent geographically apart. It can be done!”

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How Smart Financial Decisions Can Create Opportunities 

Written by Stephen Ross, America Saves Program Coordinator | November 22, 2019

Of the many stories Military Saves shares, most describe how someone was in dire straits financially and worked their way out of it with the help of Military Saves. This time we want to highlight a different kind of story. This is a story about how responsible financial decisions can build on one another to create opportunities you thought only the super-rich enjoy.

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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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