Military Saves Month

Military Saves Month

Save the Date...

April 1-30, 2021

 

Getting Started is Easy! Participate in a way that makes the most sense for your organization. Join us for one week out of the Month, or all 5 weeks. We’ll be here every step of the way.

Step 1: Sign up for the month HERE!

Step 2: Download one of our participation guides and watch our webinars for more detailed information:

Step 3: Access the 2021 Military Saves Month digital toolkit HERE!


Who Should Participate?

Family Readiness Centers

Help service members, DoD employees & their families. Participate in the Military Saves Campaign year-round and partner with organizations and units on the entire installation during Military Saves Month each year in April.

Individuals & Families

Strengthen your future. Healthy finances and open communication about money contribute to marital stability and gives kids a solid foundation for the future. Take the pledge today!

Military Leaders and Project Officers (POCs)

Make your unit a savings community. Through a simple annual process modeled after CFC, you can invite your personnel to increase their personal financial readiness.

Military Banks & Credit Unions

Support our military by developing better and safer savings products for use by military members and their families during Military Saves Month and throughout the calendar year. Customizable graphics and personal consultation help your operations and marketing staff personalize your participation in this worldwide campaign.

Nonprofit Organizations & Associations

Embrace the campaign and help it grow! Offer your resources to expand the movement to increase the nation's savings rate. New partnerships contributing financial, executive, marketing, and technical support are invited.


Partner Resource Packets

Want to share savings messages?

Our Partner Resources Packets include blog, social media, and other content.

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Saver Stories View all »

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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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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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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