Family Readiness Centers & PFMs

Thank you for taking the time to find out how we can work together to persuade, motivate, and encourage military families to save money every month and promote automatic savings.

Please sign up to participate and download the participation kit below. Feel free to contact Military Saves at any time with questions.

The Week is an opportunity for your organization to:

  • Feature the services you provide to your audience that help people build wealth.
  • Share important savings messaging with your audience.
  • Join the Department of Defense-wide effort to encourage servicemembers and their families to save.

Ready to help Servicemembers and their families save?

Step 1: Sign Up!

Step 2: Download Participation Kit

» Participation Guidelines

» Personal Financial Manager Participation Kit 

Step 3:  Download Materials

Step 4:  Download Graphics and Materials

Track Your Impact for Military Saves Week

Participate in Military Saves Week Activities

Participating organizations can submit Military Saves Week events and activities for inclusion on the Events and Activities page. Browse the list to find activities on or near your installation or get involved in digital events accessible online!

Partner Resource Packets

Want to share savings messages?

Our Partner Resources Packets include a guest post, social media content, and more.

Download

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One That Almost Got Away

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

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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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Building Wealth by Setting Goals

My name is Allison Mecadon and I’m a Youth Coordinator with the Virginia National Guard Youth Program. My husband, Tom, is an M-Day Army National Guard Member (an M-Day member is one who performs weekend drill, but is not on full-time duty).

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