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: Coming soon!

Step 2: Download one of our participation guides for more detailed information: Coming soon!

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


Who Should Participate?

Family Readiness Centers

Help service members, DoD employees & their families. Participate in 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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Making Saving Automatic Leads to Personal Success

Ryan’s savings journey started when he was an active duty airman. Frequent deployments and temporary duty assignments gave him the opportunity to save. By the time he transitioned out of active duty, he had built up a healthy rainy-day fund and had started to aggressively save for retirement.

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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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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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