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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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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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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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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