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· 27 August 2014

3 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

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5 Ways to Capitalize on Your Credit Cards

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Building Credit and Keeping Yours Healthy

· 18 June 2014

Do you know your credit score?

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Get the Scoop on Credit Scores

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Identity Theft in a Digital Age: Deter, Detect, Defend.

· 22 October 2014

Know What You Owe

Alecia Blair · 22 September 2015

Military Families: Five Things You Need to Do Before Purchasing a Home

Alecia Blair · 10 May 2016

Nation's Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2013

· 13 August 2014

New Resource Packet Available: Managing Credit & Debt

Alecia Blair · 03 September 2015

Personal Loans 101: Understanding APR

· 12 December 2012

Saving to buy a car? Here’s what you should know.

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Taking Care of Your Credit

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Tap Into the Power of Powerpay.org

Alecia Blair · 07 November 2016

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

Alecia Blair · 27 August 2015

The Ins and Outs of Credit Scores

Alecia Blair · 15 September 2015

The One Key Change to Military Credit Reports You Need to Know

Benjamin Moss · 11 November 2019

Things to Watch Out for When Looking at Your Credit Report

· 04 June 2014

Two Free Mobile Apps That Can Help You Better Manage Your Credit

· 21 May 2014

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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.


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.


When You Start Small, Saving is Easy

When Attiyya first got married, she and her Marine husband had just graduated from college and were focused on paying off student loan debt. They had both attended private schools and had sizeable loans. Then three months after the wedding, the couple found out they were pregnant with their first child.

The first year of their marriage, says Attiyya, was a balancing act between paying down debt and saving for the future.