Military Saves Saver Survey

The Military Saves 2021 Saver Survey will be opening in spring 2021!

 

To view the results of the 2019 Military Saves Saver Survey Report, please click here

To download the 2019 Military Saves Saver Survey Infographic, click here.

 

About the survey:

The Saver Survey analyzes trends related to savings and the financial readiness of service members, military spouses, families, and veterans. The results will help to not only improve our program but to help our supporting organizations better understand the realities the military community faces when it comes to finances.

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A special thanks for the generous donations from USAA, The Association of Military Banks of America, and the Defense Credit Union Council.

 

2021 Presenting Donor:

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2021 Gold Donors:

  Defense Credit Union Council

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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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From Shopaholic to Saver

Written by Jackie Toops | January 13, 2021

Many of us spend too much money on things we don’t need, but we don’t always know why. It’s easy to get a quick fix from retail therapy, but before we know it, our hard-earned money is gone. Oftentimes, when we engage in a “shopaholic” lifestyle or sporadic shopping sprees, we still experience feelings of emptiness, but to make it worse, we now have debt, too.

Khanmany was a shopaholic who turned everything around. She is active duty Navy and shares, “I was spending too much on things I didn't need. I was going shopping for no reason and was trying to fill a void. I was running up every credit card I owned to include Victoria's Secret, Military Star, Navy Federal, TJ Maxx, JCPenney, Macy's, USAA, and was only paying the minimum payments.”

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Living the Dream: This Military Couple Retired Early

Written by Jackie Toops | March 18, 2021

“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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