Military Saves Meetings

UPCOMING 2021 MEETINGS 

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Military Saves Quarterly Program Update

When: September 7, 2021 @ 2 p.m. ET
Where: Online via Microsoft Teams 

*Calendar invitations will be sent out in the second week of August.*


PAST MEETINGS & RECORDINGS

Military Saves Quarterly Program Update - Military Saves Month Recap

When: May 25, 2021 @ 2 p.m. ET
Where: Online via Microsoft Teams 


Military Saves Month Training Webinars:

February 2021


Military Saves Quarterly Program Update - Q4

When: January 12, 2021 @ 2 p.m. ET
Where: Online via Microsoft Teams 


Military Saves Quarterly Program Update - Q3

When: September 22, 1 p.m. EDT
Where: Online via Microsoft Teams


Military Saves Quarterly Program Update - Q2

When: June 30, 2020, 1 p.m. EDT
Where: Online via Microsoft Teams


Military Saves Quarterly Program Update

When: December 4, 2019, 10 am - 11 am EST
Where: Online 


Military Saves Quarterly Program Update

When: August 13, 2019, 10 am - 11 am EDT
Where: Online


Military Saves & Financial Counselor Mind Meld

When: August 6, 2019, 10 am - 12:30 pm RSVP here.
Where: Consumer Federation of America, 1620 I Street NW, Building Conference Room - Lower level


Military Saves 2.0 Webinar: May 14, 2019


Military Saves Virtual Partner Update: Wednesday, October 31, 2018


Military Saves Virtual Partner Update: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. EST
Where: FINRA Foundation will be hosting this meeting at the FINRA Visitor Center:
1735 K Street NW, Washington DC
The offices are equidistant from Metro Lines and stations:
Red Line - Farragut North Station
Orange/Blue/Silver Line - Farragut West Station

Call-in information was available for remote attendees: 


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Thursday, January 18, 2018

When: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST
Where: Consumer Federation of America, 1620 I Street NW, Building Conference Room - Lower level
Call-in information was available for remote attendees


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Thursday, October 5, 2017

When: Thursday, October 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST
Where: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the Constitution Center*, 400 7th Street, SW (L'Enfant Plaza, 7th & D exit)
Call-in information was available for remote attendees

* Please remember to bring your ID to get through building security.


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST
Where: FINRA Foundation, 1725 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: February 1, 2017

When: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST
Where: Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC): 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 600, South Building, Washington, DC 20004 (Main Entrance Pennsylvania Ave.)
Directions: DCUC is located near the Navy Memorial/Archives Station (Yellow/Green Line) on the Metro
Many thanks to Arty Arteaga and DCUC for hosting.

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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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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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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.

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