#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save the easy way...automatically

Tammy G. Bruzon · 26 February 2019

3 Steps to Saving Money When You Start Your First Job

· 13 September 2012

3 Ways to Fund Holiday Expenses without Going into Debt

· 10 December 2013

5 Money Concepts to Practice in the Military

Lila Quintiliani · 04 April 2019

5 Steps to a Summer of Savings

Alecia Blair · 27 June 2017

5 Steps to Becoming Financially Fit

· 27 March 2014

Basic Training Tips to Help Service Members Invest Wisely

· 05 March 2018

BBB Military Line's 3 Tips for Saving

· 04 March 2014

Challenge Yourself to Increase your Savings in 2018 by Saving Automatically

· 26 February 2018

Five Things We Learned About Holiday Spending From Talking to a Couple of Economists

Alecia Blair · 08 December 2016

How to Make Investing Less Scary: Make it Automatic

· 27 February 2013

Join Military/America Saves for the #ASW2016 Kick-off Chat

Alecia Blair · 22 February 2016

Life in the Easy Lane with Direct Deposit and Direct Payment via ACH and PayItGreen

· 02 April 2014

Make 2014 Your Year to Save

· 28 January 2014

Make 2016 the Year You’re Ready for Military Life’s ‘Gotcha’ Moments

Alecia Blair · 05 January 2016

Make Saving Automatic

· 24 January 2013

Make Your Savings Automatic in Three Easy Steps

Alecia Blair · 24 February 2016

Military Saves Week 2016 - Meet the Challenge in Three Steps

Alecia Blair · 28 January 2016

New Year's Saving Resolution #2: Save Automatically

· 22 January 2013

Out of Sight Out of Mind: How to Save Automatically

· 12 February 2013

Tip of the Day

  • Participate in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) - a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees and members of the Uniformed Services. It offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. More info at tsp.gov

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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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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

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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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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