Financial Strategies by Generation

Alecia Blair · 19 February 2018

Lost Your Savings Habit?

Alecia Blair · 19 February 2018

New Savings Goal Calculator Available on Investor.gov

Alecia Blair · 19 February 2018

Save Now, Retire Comfortably

· 19 February 2018

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Compound Interest

Alecia Blair · 19 February 2018

Tip of the Day

  • Both individuals & organizations can participate in @MilitarySaves Week! Visit http://bit.ly/2Ah12Bn for activities, free materials, & more! #MSW18

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One That Almost Got Away

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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Making Savings a Part of Marriage

Capt. Rob Eckhardt is the first to admit that he hasn’t always been responsible with money. But less than 10 years after a rocky start to saving, Eckhardt reports that he and his wife are free from credit card debt, have a down payment on a home, and are saving regularly for retirement. And, as the Military Saves representative for his Air Force squadron, he’s helping others make similar progress.

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