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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60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy.

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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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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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