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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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at any time with questions.

The Week is an opportunity for your organization to: 

  • Feature the services your installation can provide that helps people build wealth.
  • Share important savings messaging with your population.
  • 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

» Campaign Coordinator Participation Kit 

Step 3:  Download Materials

Step 4:  Download Graphics and Materials

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Partner Resource Packets

Want to share savings messages?

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

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Tip of the Day

  • The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. Sign up or get more info at tsp.gov

Saver Stories View all »

A Plan for Success

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.

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60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy.

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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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