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

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

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Naval Battalion's Effort Yields Team Success

Construction Battalion Five, DETAIL CHINHAE would like to share our campaign success story with you!

Currently we have 23 members on our Det, (all of whom have registered with militarysaves) and out of them 16 are planning for retirement by saving and investing money in the Federal Thrift Savings Plan.

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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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Involving Kids in Family Finances

 

One of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. By middle school, kids should have a good understanding of how money works as well as the importance of saving.

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