Military Saves Advisory Meetings

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.

Military Saves Advisory Meeting February 2017

 

Previous Military Saves Advisory Meeting Materials


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: October 27, 2016
When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Military Saves Advisory Meeting October 2016
Military Savers Survey 2016 Highlights
USAAEF Command Your Cash

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: May 24, 2016
When: Tuesday, 24 May 2016 from 1000-1300
Military Saves Advisory Board Meeting May 2016
MSW 2016 Reporting Surveys

Military Saves Advisory Meeting Materials: January 14, 2016
When: Thursday, 14 January 2016 from 1000-1300
Military Saves Quarterly January 2016 Presentation 

 

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