5 Steps to a Summer of Savings

Alecia Blair · 27 June 2017

Five Steps to Get Your Military Family Saving Now!

Alecia Blair · 08 September 2015

Know What You Owe

Alecia Blair · 22 September 2015

Should You Buy Or Rent With Your Next PCS?

Alecia Blair · 02 June 2015

Six Warning Signs That You May Be Spending Too Much Money This Holiday Season

Alecia Blair · 27 November 2014

The S.M.A.R.T. Way to Save for Large Purchases

Alecia Blair · 24 September 2015

Three Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

Alecia Blair · 07 June 2016

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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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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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One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

We all know its not easy to get out of debt once you in over your head. But it can be done with the sound advice and support that the Military Saves program offers. I am a testament to that. I was a recently divorced, single mother. Like many people I had credit card debt, a car loan, bad credit, and a low income job that never seemed to be enough to put food on the table.

Then I decided I'd had enough of living paycheck to paycheck and worrying about money all the time.

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